Steve Chittock

Be prepared for a tsunami or earthquake emergency.

For either an earthquake or a tsunami, prepare in advance by assembling emergency kits with at least a 3-day supply for each family member. The kit should include:

?A first aid kit and reference guide

?Water, about 1 gallon per person per day, for drinking, hygiene and cooking

?Food, packaged, canned, no-cook, as well as baby food and food for special diets

?Can opener, non electric

?Blankets or sleeping bags

?Fire extinguisher

?Essential medications


?Food and water for pets

?Portable radio, including NOAA weather radio



?Alternate cooking source and matches

?Heavy gloves

?Sturdy shoes

?Crescent wrench for utility shut off