Emergency Supply Kit

Lyon County Emergency Management

Disaster Supply Kit

You may need to survive on your own after a disaster.  This means having your own food, water and other supplies to last at least three days.  Click on the link below for a few examples of items you may need

Water (3 day supply minimum)

  • 1 gallon per person per day

Food (3 day supply minimum)

  • Foods requiring no refrigeration,
  • preparation or cooking.

First Aid Kit

  • Sterile gloves, antibiotic ointment,
  • tweezers, prescription medications.

Basic Supplies

Flashlight, battery powered radio, extra
batteries, manual can opener, hand sanitizer,
cash / coins, utensils, small shovel, needle,
candles / matches / waterproof container,
cell phone, pet supplies.

Clothing and Bedding

Warm clothing, personal hygiene, sleeping
bag, pillow, tent, rain gear, gloves, shoes.


Fire extinguisher, utility knife, pliers, flare,
work gloves, scissors, duct tape.


Toilet paper, garbage bags, chlorine bleach,
moist towelettes, hand sanitizer.

 Important Documents

Copies of birth certificate, drivers license,
car title, bank account, financial information.

Download a copy of the Disaster Supply Kit list (PDF)