When a disaster strikes, emergency supplies and disaster survival equipment vanish from stores.
Take the steps to prepare before a crisis... it will be a huge benefit for you and your family when a disaster does happen.
Remember, when the time comes that you DO NEED to be prepared, the time for preparation is over!
The answer to what equipment or survival supplies you may need can vary, depending on where you live and the types of emergencies that you may face.
In general, the product categories in our list below cover most of what you will need, they are ideal for emergency situations.
You may not need every product in all categories, so when planning be practical and sensible for your specific situation and lifestyle.
1. Power Generators and Fuel
Emergency Generators [fuel, solar, or wind] are the #1 choice by consumers for preparedness equipment.
See Our Emergency Generators Page for Product Recommendations, Information on Safety and How to Use Emergency Generators.
2. Warmth and Shelter Equipment
3. Water Supplies:
Find additional emergency water information and product recommendations on these pages:
4. First-Aid Supplies and Emergency Kits
Our Emergency Kits Page has additional information on the different types of Emergency Kits and what situations they are best used for.
5. Cooking Supplies
6. Lighting Products
7. Sanitation & Hygiene
8. Emergency Weather Radios
Find out why you should have an Emergency Weather Radio on our Emergency Radio Page. Also, Emergency Weather Radio Information, Tips and Product Recommendations.
9. Preparedness Guides
Get free disaster planning worksheets and emergency preparedness guides: Disaster Planning Page
10. Self Defense Items
Self-Defense - Many people are not comfortable with this topic, but the fact is, the threat of violent activity escalates during emergency and disaster situations.
For individuals that are concerned with surviving brief encounters of violent activity, or want home protection products... Visit our Emergency Self Defense Tools Page
Specific emergency situations require different types of disaster survival equipment, below is a list of possible events that would require prior preparedness for your personal safety or survival.
After looking over these scenarios ask yourself, how many of these events have already happened to you or someone you know? How many of these events could or will happen again, possibly in the very near future?