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General Preparedness Stockpile List

In the event that an emergency requires that we stay at home for an extended period of time, it's prudent to have a stockpile of everyday essentials, enough to meet the needs of a household for at least three weeks.  What follows are some suggestions for what to keep in storage in the event that we need to quarantine ourselves at home. 

Groceries:

Canned Soups
Canned Chili
Canned Baked Beans
Canned Vegetables
Canned Tuna
Canned Salmon
Grains - Rice, Quinoa, Buckwheat, Oats
Cereals low in sugar
Crackers
Nuts
Seeds
Nut and Seed Butters
Jam
Pasta
Pasta Sauce
Fruit Cups in fruit juice without added sugar
Dried Fruit without added sugar - Mango, Pineapple, Dates
Unsweetened Almond milk
Drinking Water
Oil - Coconut, Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Other Supplies for General Preparedness:

Food Supplements
Protein Powder
Needed Medication, Prescription and Over-The-Counter
Toiletries
Toilet Tissue
Wipes
Feminine Hygiene Products
Soap
Batteries
Flashlights
Matches
Pet food
Pet medication

If you can think of any other items that you would include on your list, please feel free to share via the comments section below.  Many thanks.

 
 

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Comments

Excellent reminder that it's mostly things you already have. . . I think 1/2 gallon of water per person per day is also excellent to have on hand. FEMA list is here https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/90354

Thank you for this list...i can add a couple things to this list - frozen vegetables like brocolli, peas, beans etc.
Also i would add dried lentils for curries and beans such as mung which can be sprouted at home.
I was also looking at freezing a 2/3 individual milk bags and some packs of unsweetened yogurt as well...

Water filtration pitcher
Powdered milk
Meat jerky
Dehydrated soups

Kindles &/or Ebook readers + Chargers,
Phones + Chargers
Laptops + Chargers
Books, Cards etc.
Kids toys etc.

Dr. Kim,

Thanks so much for the list and wisdom over time.

My appreciation cannot be expressed enough for what my heart feels.

Rahmah