Fremont County Courthouse
450 North 2nd Street
Lander, WY  82520
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EMERGENCY NEEDS

  • Instruction manual on emergency preparedness
  • Battery powered radio
  • First aid kit and manual
  • Sleeping bags and blankets (wool and thermal)
  • Can opener
  • Water proof/wind proof matches
  • Non perishable foods:
  • (Ready to eat goods in unbreakable containers, canned meats, juice, fruits and vegetables, powdered milk, infant care foods, crackers, peanut butter, freeze‑dried and dehydrated goods, meals ready to eat ‑MRE’s)
  • Flashlight
  • Water storage (1 gallons per person per day)
  • Water purification tablets
  • Utility knife
  • Emergency candles
  • Extra eyeglasses
  • Essential medications
  • Extra clothing

SANITATION KIT

  • Plastic bucket with tightly fitted lid
  • Plastic bags with ties
  • Disinfectant
  • Improvised toilet seat
  • Paper cups and plates
  • Personal toiletries
  • Toilet paper
  • Aluminum foil
  • Paper towels
  • Personal hygienic needs
  • Plastic utensils
  • Soap

STRESS FACTORS

  • FOR CHILDREN:  puzzles, crayons, coloring books, etc.
  • FOR ADULTS:  books, magazines, games, etc.

OTHER EMERGENCY NEEDS

  • Paper and pen
  • Copies of insurance policy and personal papers
  • Scan important documents (insurance papers, birth certificates, Driver’s license, wills, marriage license, etc) onto a flash drive and also keep with an out of state resident and/or with your go kit.
  • Money
  • Address and phone numbers
  • Work gloves
  • Tools as desired

ITEMS TO HAVE ON HAND IMMEDIATELY

  • Flashlight and spare batteries, (keep a flashlight by every bed in the house)
  • Portable radio with spare batteries (most telephones will be out of order, so your radio will be   your best source of accurate information via the Emergency Broadcast System)
  • First Aid kit (everyone should know basic first aid.  At the very least, each family member should know artificial respiration, CPR, the Heimlich maneuver, and first aid for severe bleeding  and shock.
  • NOAA Weather Alert Radio – this radio will be used to disseminate information via broadcasts
  • Smoke detectors and class ABC fire extinguishers are recommended for every home.
  • Pipe wrench and adjustable wrench for turning off gas and water mains
  • Work gloves and heavy shoes to assist with rescue work

STANDARD FIRST AID KIT

  • Aspirin or pain relievers
  • Baking soda
  • Cotton balls
  • Cotton swabs
  • Elastic bandages
  • First aid manual
  • Gauze
  • Heavy string
  • Individual medical needs
  • Laxatives
  • Microspore adhesive paper tape
  • Needles
  • Matches
  • Petroleum jelly
  • Safety pins
  • Salt
  • Sanitary napkins (dressing splint/padding)
  • Scissors
  • Small Splints, Popsicle stick
  • Soap
  • Syrup of ipecac
  • Thermometer
  • Triangular bandages

CAR SURVIVAL KIT

  • Always maintain at least 1/2 tank gas
  • First aid kit and manual
  • Class ABC fire extinguisher
  • Radio and batteries
  • Non‑perishable food stored in coffee cans
  • Bottled water
  • Bag of sand, shovel and tools
  • Blankets or sleeping bags
  • Sundry kit, paper and pencil, map, tissues, pre-moistened towels, plastic bags, essential medications
  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Reflectors and flares
  • Waterproof matches and candles
  • Jumper cables
  • Short rubber hose for siphoning

MAKE COPIES OF ALL LEGAL PAPERS:

  • Marriage License
  • Jewelry appraisals
  • House mortgage
  • Drivers licenses
  • Vacation home/property ownership
  • Trainers, snowmobiles,
  • Automobile ownership
  • Boat ownerships
  • Motor home ownership
  • Insurance policies
  • Wills
  • Take color photographs of every room from opposing sides plus pictures of valuables
  • Send one copy of legal papers and one copy of pictures to an out of state contact

ESTABLISH AN OUT OF STATE 24 HOUR TELEPHONE CONTACT:

1.  Calls out will not overload phone lines as will calls coming into a disaster area.

2.  All relatives should be informed now on procedures to call the phone contact, not you, after the disaster.  Individual location and status should be requested.

NOTE: Each family member should have a separate survival kit and be responsible for it.  In order to ensure the efficiency of your 72 hour kits, practice their use by remaining out of doors for 48 hours without using any other facilities in or around the house.  Then critique the kit and make any additions or corrections before your next practice.

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