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Another Emergency Survival Preparedness List

Another Emergency Survival Preparedness List

November 8, 2013, by Ken Jorgustin




Lists are helpful in that you will often find a new idea within — something you may not have thought of before. Here is a list, in no particular order, of items worth considering in your overall emergency survival preparedness plans…



This list of items is meant to give you ideas, and not meant to be an all-inclusive list for preparedness. That list would be detailed and huge ;)
Food Storage (and all food related ‘compliments’) and Water (obvious priorities)
Cash (small bills – 20′s and smaller, and change)
Silver, pre 1965 coins or well-known 1oz coins such as the American Eagle, etc.
Gold (if you can afford it for wealth preservation to the ‘other side’)
Generators and fuel
Gasoline containers
Fuel stabilizer (for long term fuel storage)
Seasoned firewood
Fire-starters (all kinds)
Extra house keys and car keys
How-to ‘reference’ books (electrical, plumbing, gardening, survival, etc.)
Notebooks, pencils, pencil sharpeners, lead, writing paper
Important legal papers: copies of deeds, mortgages, insurance policies, wills, trusts, etc.
Contact information: family and friends; doctors, other professionals, financial/banks, etc.
Fishing accessories (line, hooks, bobbers etc.)
Wagons and carts
Bicycles, tires, tubes, pumps, chains, etc.
Stakes, spikes
Nails, screws, bolts
Backpacks, duffel bags
Sleeping bags, blankets, pillows, mats
Cots and inflatable mattresses
Carbon monoxide alarm (battery powered)
Goats, chickens and rabbits
Personal defense items
Water and Sanitation
Water Storage in Containers (all sizes)
Rain Barrels
Water filters/purifiers
Hand pumps and siphons (for water and for fuels)
Portable toilet and disinfectants
Toilet paper (as much as you can store back)
Zip lock bags
Plastic garbage cans with wheels (great for storage and water transport)
Trash bags
Plastic containers with lids
Rat poison, d-con, mouse traps, ant traps
Fly and wasp traps
Alternative energy sources
Matches, butane lighters
Lamps, wicks, oil (purchase clear oil)
Light bulbs
Flash lights (LED type)
Candles, lanterns and lantern hangers
Radios: (AM/FM, shortwave, CB, two-way)
Batteries in all sizes (rechargeable is a good idea)
Battery charger (solar powered is a good idea)


Pepper spray
Holsters (concealed, pocket, inside waist-band, outside waist-band)
Sturdy holster belts
Bow and Arrow set
Sling-shot and ammo balls
Traps and snares
Nets (fishing, camouflage, etc.)
Knives (survival, pocket, etc.)
Knife sharpening tools (files, stones, steel)


Camping stove, fuel
Coleman’s pump repair kit
Charcoal and lighter fluid
Fire extinguishers or baking soda
Cooking utensils (hand can opener, whisk, etc.)
Cooking pots and pans (large and small)
Cast iron cookware
Steel water cup-carrier-container with screw-on lid
Ice Chests
Aluminum foil (both reg. and heavy duty)
Canning supplies (jars, lids, paraffin wax)
Portable heaters
Grill (propane, charcoal), extra grate
Propane cylinders (filled)


Dish pan, dish soap, scrubbers
Cleaning supplies (toilet cleaners, disinfectants)
Basin to do laundry, wash boards, laundry soap
Bleach (plain, NOT scented: 4% to 6% sodium hypochlorite)
Pool Shock (for making chlorine – water purification)
Swimming Pool Test Kit (to verify 1ppm up to 3ppm chlorine for water purification)
Clothes pins, line and hangers
Laundry bar soap (Fels-Naptha or Zote)


Work boots, work clothes, hiking boots
Rubber mud boots
Thermal underwear (tops and bottoms)
Winter coats and snow boots
Hats and cotton neckerchief
Extra socks, underwear, t-shirts, etc.
Woolen clothing, scarves, ear-muffs, mittens
Rain gear, rubberized boots, etc.
Gloves: leather, gardening, rubber, etc.

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