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Pack an Emergency Travel Kit

If you get stranded in a winter storm, here are the supplies you should have with you. This kit could keep you comfortable and help you survive. Think of it as winter camping.

What You Need

Flashlight

Extra Batteries

First aid kit

Blankets or sleeping bag

Moist towelettes (towelettes will freeze. Pack alcohol gel hand disinfectant and paper towel or cloth towel), garbage bags & plastic ties

Basic tool kit

Knife

Shovel

Tow rope

Spare tire

Rope

Flares

Kitty litter or sand

Booster cables

Water

Non-perishable, high energy food

Local maps

Emergency heater or candles

Cell phone and charger

Other Items To Consider

Prescription medications

Infant formula & diapers

Pet food & extra water for your pet

Matches in a waterproof container

Feminine supplies & personal hygiene items

Paper and pencil

Books, games, puzzles or other activities for children

Specialized items for disabled family member(s)

Adapted with permission from Montana Disaster & Emergency Survival Guide, http://www.mdt.mt.gov/publications/docs/brochures/winter_maint/winter_survival.pdf

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