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Y2K Preparedness & Survival Checklist

Food:
Ready-to-eat canned meats, fruits and vegetables
Canned juices, milk, soup (if powdered, store extra water), Staples--sugar, pepper
Vitamins and supplements (basic)
Ready-to-eat cereals and uncooked instant cereals (in metal containers)
Dry, crisp crackers (in metal container)
Potatoes (fresh or dried flakes)
Foods for elderly or persons on special diets
Comfort/stress foods-- cookies, hard candy, sweetened cereals, lollipops, instant coffee, tea bags, cocoa, chocolate bars, canned nuts
High energy foods--peanut butter, jelly, crackers, granola bars, trail mix, Vegetable oils, Dry pasta
Dried spices (garlic, onion, oregano, chili powder, etc.)
Baking powder, Beans, White rice
Noncarbonated soft drinks, Bouillon products,


Miscelleanous:
Mess kits, or paper cups, plates and plastic utensils (you don't want to waste drinking water washing dishes!)
Disposable baby bottle liners
Flashlight and extra batteries
Nonelectric can opener, utility knife
Matches (a waterproof container is useful as well)
Aluminum foil (better than dirtying pans)
Plastic storage containers
Needles, thread
Shut-off wrench, to turn off household gas and water
Candles, lamps and lamp oil
Battery operated smoke alarm


First Aid and Medical:
Medicine dropper
Plastic sheeting (in case of leaks, etc.)
Sterile adhesive bandages in assorted sizes
2-inch sterile gauze pads (4-6)
4-inch sterile gauze pads (4-6)
Hypo allergenic adhesive tape
Triangular bandages (3)
2-inch sterile roller bandages (3 rolls)
3-inch sterile roller bandages (3 rolls)
Scissors, Tweezers, Needle, Moistened towelettes, Antiseptic,
Tongue blades (2), Thermometer
Tube of petroleum jelly or other lubricant
Assorted sizes of safety pins, Cleansing agent/soap, Latex gloves (2 pair),
Sunscreen, Non-prescription drugs
Aspirin or non-aspirin pain reliever
Anti-diarrhea medication, Antacid (for stomach upset),
Syrup of Ipecac (use to induce vomiting if advised by the Poison Control Center), Laxative
Activated charcoal (use if advised by the Poison Control Center
Water Storage Drum
Disinfectant for water and body


Source Y2K info from internet 1995-1998 Leeuwen-Smith Associates LLC



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