Emergency Kits


Putting Together Your Emergency Kit

Your emergency kit should include enough food and water for three days. Include ready-to-eat foods, which require no refrigeration.

Drinking water

  • At least one litre per person per day
  • Remember to include enough water for pets


  • Canned food such as soups, baked beans, pasta, meat, fish, vegetables and fruits
  • Crackers and biscuits
  • Honey, peanut butter, syrup, jam, sugar, coffee, tea, salt and pepper
  • For babies and toddlers
  • Diapers, wipes, infant formula
  • Toys, crayons, paper and books

For other family members

  • Prescription medication (at least one week's supply with copies of prescription)
  • Extra eye glasses

Emergency survival kit

  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Battery-operated radio
  • First aid kit, "ABC" - type extinguisher
  • Candles and matches/lighter
  • Extra car keys and cash, including coins
  • Important documents and identification
  • Food and bottled water
  • Clothes and footwear
  • Medical needs and hygiene products
  • Pillows, blankets and sleeping bags

For more information

North Bay

345 Oak Street West

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)