What is an Emergency Supply Kit and what is a Go Bag?

An emergency supply kit is intended to help you survive in the event of a disaster or large-scale emergency. Keep enough supplies in your kit to survive on your own for at least three days without electricity or running water. Keep these materials in an easily accessible, separate container or special cupboard. Indicate to your family members that these supplies are for emergencies only.

A Go Bag is an extension of your emergency supply kit, containing items that you would take with you if you needed to evacuate from your home. Every family member and pet should have a Go Bag. It should be packed in a sturdy, easy-to-carry container and should be easily accessible.

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1. Can I take my pets with me when I evacuate?
2. How do I receive emergency alerts?
3. What is an Emergency Supply Kit and what is a Go Bag?
4. Where are my emergency shelters and what are my evacuation routes?
5. ¿Puedo llevar a mis mascotas conmigo cuando evacue?
6. ¿Cómo recibo alertas de emergencia?
7. ¿Qué es un botiquín de emergencia y que es una bolsa de viaje?
8. ¿Dónde están mis refugios de emergencia y cuáles son mis rutas de evacuación?