Emergency Survival Kit | 72 Hours Of Self Sufficiency

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  • Enough supplies to support
 a family of four up to 72 hours
  • Best for families who are frequently evacuated
  • Keep in an easy-to-access,
    sturdy place close to the door you plan to evacuate from
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  • Enough supplies to support
 a family of four up to 72 hours
  • Best for at home emergencies, not evacuation-prone ones.
  • Keep in an easy-to-access,
    sturdy place
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How To Be Ready If The Worst Happens

If you’ve ever been affected by a natural disaster, you know they are life-altering crises. In the aftermath of a tornado, earthquake, flood, hurricane, or another emergency, picking up the pieces and getting back to normal life can be a daunting challenge. This is especially true if you find yourself in the midst of a natural disaster without the resources you need to stay safe and healthy.

Being prepared in the event of a natural disaster means you and your family will be able to ride out the crisis with the essentials on hand. It means you have what you need to address injuries, stay well-fed, and keep warm and dry. In this article, we’ll cover the five things you need to be prepared for a natural disaster. We all want to hope that the worst won’t happen, but it’s essential to be ready in case it does.

      1. Food That Won’t Go Bad

Your emergency preparedness kit should be equipped with non-perishable food that is calorically dense. Non-perishable food has a long shelf life, doesn’t need refrigeration, and, ideally, is lightweight and easy to carry. One of the best options for a non-perishable food source are high-calorie energy bars. These bars might not be something you’d eat on a daily basis, but in the event of a natural disaster, they’re the perfect food to have handy. Energy bars give you a significant amount of calories, helping you stay full longer.  

When natural disasters happen, access to food can easily be restricted by power outages and damage to infrastructure. It’s essential to have food with you that you can count on instead of assuming that you’ll have access to a grocery store under all circumstances. Being prepared for a natural disaster means having everything you’d need handy to stay alive for up to 72 hours without access to outside sources of food and water. In your emergency kit, pack sources of food that are high in calories and have a long shelf life, packing enough for every member of your family.

Other sources of non-perishable food include canned goods, crackers, and trail mix, but these can weigh more and take up a more significant amount of space in your emergency kit. In addition, some cans of food can explode when dropped or jostled, which leaves you at risk of ending up with an emergency kit that is soaked in SpaghettiOs or canned beans. In general, the best option for emergency kit food is something that gives you the most energy possible while taking up the least space possible. For this reason, energy bars are always a safe and reliable go-to.

In addition to food, you’ll also want to make sure to have water on hand in a compact and easily transportable form. The best form of water to keep in your emergency kit is water in pouches, which are easier to carry than bottles. Packing water pouches instead of bottles will save you precious space in your emergency kit, so that it’s easy to store and take on the go.


      2. An Emergency Phone Charger

Tornadoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes, and other natural disasters all have the potential to leave you and your family without power. When a natural disaster occurs, it is essential to have a means of charging your phone in case you lose access to power. Carrying a power bank for your smartphone in your emergency kit is a must. A power kit should give you at least one full charge for your phone without requiring any charging up itself.

If the power goes out because of a natural disaster, use your phone as sparingly as possible. You’ll want to conserve its battery life for any essential functions. Having a battery pack in your emergency kit is also a potential lifesaver if you end up stranded in a broken-down car, if your phone dies during an emergency, or in other similar situations.



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      3. Flashlights And Glowsticks

Your smartphone might have a flashlight on it, but if the power goes out during a natural disaster, you need a backup source of light. Even with a battery pack in your emergency kit, your phone may die before you have access to power again. For this reason, other sources of light like flashlights and glow sticks are essentials for your natural disaster survival plan.

If you’re going to have only one source of light in your emergency kit, glowsticks are a great option. They don’t require batteries to work and are great for situations where you need light in a pinch. However, having both a battery-powered flashlight and glowsticks in your kit is ideal. Having multiple options for light sources compounds the effectiveness of your emergency kit by giving you extra preparedness in the event that you’re without power for long periods of time.

      4. Masks And Hand Sanitizer

Natural disasters can leave behind harmful dust and debris that you want to avoid inhaling, if possible. In addition, a good mask can help protect you from airborne viruses, bacteria, and allergens. Masks are a must-have in your emergency kit, not only for natural disasters but for other situations. Have a mask on hand for each member of your family, both to protect from exposure to germs and to avoid harmful debris.

In addition to masks, hand sanitizer is another need for sanitation and hygiene. You might not have access to running water in the event of a natural disaster, so having a reliable means of keeping your hands clean that is not dependent on water is a must. Hand sanitizer helps you and your family stay safe from germs when washing your hands with soap and water is not an option. When you’re in a situation where many of your resources are compromised, including bathrooms and running water, having a means of cleaning your hands after you do your business is also extremely important, and hand sanitizer will get the job done.

      5. Masks And Hand Sanitizer

If you or one of your family members gets injured during a natural disaster or in its aftermath, your emergency kit can save a life. Packing first aid supplies like bandages, disinfectant, antibiotic ointment, and other essentials will keep you and your family prepared in case someone gets hurt.

In addition to having a first aid kit, it’s important to know how to treat cuts, bruises, and other injuries if they happen. Getting first aid training will equip you to use your emergency kit well and provide you with peace of mind knowing that you’ll know what to do if someone gets hurt. Everyone in your family should know how to use the items in your first aid kit so that if someone in the family is compromised, the other family members can step in and help.

Ultimately, surviving a natural disaster comes down to having the resources you need on hand and keeping a clear head. In a crisis, having an emergency kit with you can make the difference between life and death, and it’s well worth it to be prepared. With food, water, first aid gear, and the other essentials on this list, you’re well on your way to having the ability to navigate a natural disaster well. Keep your emergency kit in a place you can access easily in case you need to evacuate your home with it. If you’re traveling, keep it in your car. You never know when it will come in handy!





  • THE SAFE:  The At-home Kit

Stay prepared at home with The Safe which contains everything you need for 72 hours of survival including KN95 masks, emergency food & water, cell-phone battery packs, hand-crank radio, and 100+ more necessities.

  • THE MOVER MAX:  For Evacuations

When evacuating, you’ll take JUDY’s Mover Max. In a puncture-resistant and water-proof bag, there is a hand-crank radio, emergency food & water, a multi-use tool, water-proof matches, and 75+ items.

  • THE STARTER:  For On-The-Go Daily Use

Small but mighty, The Starter has 14 unique items including a KN95 mask, first-aid kit, a poncho, rescue blanket, and more. Perfect for daily use.

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  • Secure your home

Ensure your house structure is ready: inside and outside. Review your insurance plan. Check that your building is anchored to its foundation and complies with your area’s seismic building standards and land codes.

Double check and secure anything that hangs on a wall, like TVs, monitors, bookcases and art. Opt for storing heavier, more breakable items on lower shelves. Bolt and brace water heaters and gas appliances to wall studs.

Secure your water heater, fridge and gas appliances by bolting them to the floor or the wall. Have a professional install flexible pipe fittings to avoid gas or water leaks. Learn how to shut off the gas valves in your home and keep a wrench handy to do so in an emergency.

  • Have supplies ready

What’s an even better way to alleviate stress of the unpredictable? Create a plan and practice it with your JUDY ready-made kit! Having disaster supplies on hand will get you and your loved ones through an emergency.

What to do During an Earthquake

If you are inside:

  • Drop, cover and hold on under a table or desk ASAP. Try to protect your head and torso as much as possible. Move as little as possible.
  • Stay away from windows, light fixtures and heavy furniture that could fall on you. Do not stand in a doorway.
  • If you’re in bed - stay there, curl up, hold on and cover your head.
  • If you smell gas, get out of the house.
  • Stay indoors until the shaking stops until you’re sure it’s safe to exit. If you have to leave a building after the shaking stops, use stairs instead of the elevator.

How to Stay Safe After an Earthquake

  • Only return home when authorities say it is safe to do so.
  • Expect aftershocks to occur minutes, days, weeks and even months following an earthquake. Prepare for aftermath events such as landslides and tsunamis if you live on a coast.
  • Examine yourself and others for injuries. Administer first aid or get emergency assistance if needed.
  • Look for structural damage and other hazards in and around your home and get everyone out if your home is unsafe.
  • Check in with your neighbours and loved ones. People want to know that you’re okay!

Are You Earthquake Ready?

Get ready to always be prepared! Have the peace of mind that you’ll know what to do in the event of an unpredictable earthquake. It’s worth it to keep you and your family safe. We’ve got your back!


See why everyone prepares with JUDY.

"I cannot say enough great things about our Judy Safe Kit and Safety bags we received just in time for the holidays! Everything was in pristine order, perfectly curated and organized. We cannot control much in these especially challenging pandemic times, but these life-saving items - purchased for my husband and myself and our adult-age children."

Martha R.

2 APR 2017, 12:21

"Purchased The Ready System for my parents who live in NorCal, nearby several wildfire evacuation zones. They loved the kits and have already sent me their household evacuation plan that they made with the planning documents!"

Logan G

15 SEP 2017, 14:42

"The Judy "The Safe" has brought my family a lot of relief knowing that we have a starting point for emergency preparedness. We love knowing that should anything happen, we can grab our Judy kit knowing that everything we need is accounted for."

Jovan O.

15 SEP 2017, 14:42


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