a pediatrician explains her emergency kit. This is really good info!!
72 Hour survival kit items that should be in your house, this list comes directly from FEMA. Keep it in a cabinet in the garage. How to Put Together an Emergency Preparedness Kit
When a natural disaster or other emergency strikes, be prepared to have plenty of fresh drinking water on hand with the cool new waterBOB- Emergency Drinking Water Storage. Rather than temporarily filling up an open bathtub with water that could easily get contaminated or leak down the drain, just lay this innovative heavy duty food grade FDA approved plastic bladder out in any standard bathtub, attach the fill sock to the faucet and fill to capacity. In about 20 minutes you'll have 100 gallons.
Just because you're preparing for hurricane disasters doesn't mean you have to eat like a poor college student. These meals in jars have shelf lives of 5 to 7 years. This blog has instructions on how to make a large variety of meals that can be prepared with minimal effort and resources.
This post is excellent on being emergency ready.