Suggested Hurricane Supply List From Collier County

To prepare for the unknown, each home should have a 72-hour Disaster Survival Kit. You will need to pack some essential items to help you and your family survive, whether you stay at home or leave it during a disaster.

Ensure at least three days (72 hours) supply for each person. Do not forget pets where applicable! The following is a minimum suggested list of Survival Kit supplies:

Non-perishable Food : Small, preferably single serving cans (should not require cooking or refrigeration). Dried fruit, peanut butter and jelly, coffee, tea and pet foods.

Baby Needs: Special foods, diapers, formula, medicines, blankets.

Miscellaneous: Disposable plates, cups utensils, manual can opener, a two-week supply of personal medications, prescriptions, spare eyeglasses, non-electrical clock, batteries, first aid kit, headphones or earphones, flashlight, road maps, wet and cold weather clothing, sanitary supplies, ice chest, portable grill/stove or canned heat.

Drinking Water: One gallon per person/per day in unbreakable containers, water purification tablets (Halazone).

Bedding: Blankets, pillows, sleeping bags or lawn chairs.

Children’s activities: Cards, books, small games, coloring books, crayons.


  • Masking and/or duct tape
  • Handsaw
  • Razor knife
  • Ax or chain saw
  • Nails and screws
  • Ladder
  • Portable generator
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Bucket/mop, broom
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Hammer
  • Screwdriver
  • Pliers/wrenches
  • Rope caulk
  • All purpose cleaner
  • Sandbags
  • Shovel, rake
  • Plywood
  • Plastic sheet/drop cloth
  • Bleach

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