Home Survival Kit List
- 72-hours of food supply per person
- 72-hours of water supply per person. 3 liters per day per person is recommended
- Small Stove
- Can Opener
- Cell phone charger
Do you have a home survival kit that’s prepped, stocked, and ready to be deployed at a seconds notice? Having a survival kit at home is one of the best things you can do to prepare for emergency situations and keep you and your family safe. In this post, we cover the home survival kit you should prep for when disaster strikes.
Home Survival Kit Supplies
This kit is called a “bugging-in bag” to some. It’s similar in nature. Instead of a bug-out bag which is used when you need to evacuate and “bug-out” of a location to and contains 72-hours of supplies to survive. The purpose of this kit is to supply you and anyone in your home with 72-hours of supplies to survive until the emergency or disaster is gone,
8 Essential Items
This doesn’t have to be complicated. We’re not prepping a bug-out bag during a zombie invasion… yet.
But this kit is fairly straight forward.
72-hours of Food
For an emergency food supply. We want three days worth of food per person. Canned goods work well.
72-hours of Water
Three liters per day, per person, is the recommended amount of water to have.
Note: There is no official and exact measurement for the amount of water you have to have per person per day to survive. The three liters is simply the recommended amount.
A small camping stove is ideal for having a portable stove.
For opening your canned foods supply of food. A can opener is a must. Unless you have a burly rugged tool like a survival knife and can open them with that.
Cell Phone Charger
Be sure to get a cell phone charger that is battery powered. Or you could get one that is solar powered
Similar to the cell phone charger. Get a portable radio that is battery operated or solar powered.
Same with the above items. Battery powered is the preference for flashlights.
Bleach can be used for cleaning and purifying water if you have to. Bleach works well because you don’t need very much to do what you need to do with it. So you don’t have to stock much at all.
Remember to pack some extras of these materials. Like batteries. Stocking your kit with a few is good. Just don’t forget to have extras around for when you use them.
- An extra radio is helpful as well
This is one of the more important survival kits to take the time to prepare and make for your home.
You’ll have a sense of security knowing that you have a stocked home survival kit that will be available in a crisis. Stock this simple survival kit and put it in a safe place in your home. You’ll be glad you did when you need it.
What do you keep in your home survival kit?