Short-Term Emergency Survival Kit

While preparing for emergencies, you have two options of survival kits to take with you. Short-term survival kit, to cover your need for 24 hours, and long-term survival kit, which is appropriate for a lockdown in the shelter for up to 72 hours. There are numerous survival kits on the market right now, however, we tried and chose the most optimal options for you to be able to compose one yourself.

So, our options for short term kits are as follows:

Contact Information/documents

  • Emergency plans and number
  • Medical Releases
  • Evacuation site agreements and maps
  • Emergency Files

Food and Water

  • 3 liters of water for every person
  • Non-perishable food items 
  • Dietary food for infants and elderly
  • Utensils

First Aid 

  •  First Aid Kit
  • Medications 


  • Wet wipes and diapers
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toilet paper

Safety  and comfort

  • Whistle
  • Flashlight
  • Pair of work gloves
  • Emergency cash 
  • Emergency blankets
  • Power banks
  • Activity items: card games, crayons, paper, toys
  • and books


  • Radio with extra batteries or crank radio
  • Cell Phone

Tip from us:

Every half a year update your supplies. Check the dates, before your food, drink, or medical supplies expire, check the expiration dates of medicine, and rotate them. As needed, update vital papers and contact information, as well as children’s wardrobe sizes.

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