Do You Have an Emergency Kit?

file6831235377769Weather in southeastern Indiana can be unpredictable. Severe storms, tornadoes, flash floods, hail, snow, and sleet are just a few examples of adverse weather conditions that you and your family may experience.

If conditions get serious, you may need to take shelter or evacuate. You should have an emergency kit stowed for quick access just in case. Here are several basic items to include in your disaster preparedness kit:

  • One gallon of water per person, per day
  • Flashlight
  • First aid kit
  • Battery-powered radio
  • Non-perishable, easy prep food items
  • Multi-purpose tool
  • Emergency blanket
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Pet supplies
  • Matches
  • Blankets
  • Duct tape
  • Scissors
  • Manual can opener for canned food

What items do you keep in your emergency kit?

If you or a loved one has been injured in severe weather, contact the Schuerman Law office today. Schuerman Law has been working with personal injury claims for over 40 years. John Schuerman will compassionately advocate for injured individuals as well as their families while fighting for full compensation of their claims. Schuerman Law offers evening and weekend appointments in addition to home and hospital visits. Schedule a free consultation today by calling 1-800-274-0045.