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Safety kit

Do you know what to do during a power outage? Print this checklist and keep it in a convenient spot so you can find it easily if your power goes off.

Power Outages

Ask your parents or a trusted adult to help you make a safety kit. Put the items below in your kit to keep your family comfortable during a power outage. Replace batteries, food, and water once a year. Make sure everyone in your family knows where the kit is stored.

  • Flashlights

  • A battery-powered radio
  • Extra batteries for flashlights and radio
  • A three-day supply of bottled water
  • Canned and dried foods
  • Manual can opener
  • Blankets
  • First aid supplies