What is in a Winter Weather Disaster Supply Kit?
To prepare for winter weather, Disaster Supply Kits should contain the following additional items:
  • Rock salt to melt ice on walkways

  • Sand to improve traction on walkways and streets

  • Snow shovels and other snow removal equipment

Individuals should also place winter emergency kits in their vehicles that contain:

  • A shovel
  • Windshield scraper and small broom

  • Flashlight

  • Battery powered radio

  • Extra batteries

  • Water

  • Snack food

  • Matches

  • Extra hats, socks and mittens

  • First aid kit with pocket knife

  • Necessary medications

  • Blanket(s)

  • Tow chain or rope

  • Road salt and sand

  • Booster cables

  • Emergency flares

  • Fluorescent distress flag

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1. Where can I find a shelter in case of a hurricane?
2. What should I do in case of a natural or man-made disaster or emergency?
3. Are there Emergency Shelters available to residents in an event of a storm or natural disaster?
4. How can I be prepared for an emergency?
5. What is a Disaster Supply Kit and when would I need one?
6. What is in a Winter Weather Disaster Supply Kit?
7. What does it mean to winterize my home?
8. How can I locate my local Evacuation Center?
9. Who is responsible for human services in the event of an emergency?
10. How can I get more information during and after an emergency?
11. Who handles flood insurance and flood zone questions?
12. What is the contact information for FEMA?
13. What are the contact numbers for Hurricane Sandy?