Canadian Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Kit
The Disaster Preparedness Kit was designed to give you the basics for your family’s personal preparedness plan. The kit features over 85 essential items that will help support you during the first 72 hours of an emergency. All items are carried in a backpack with a reflective clip that has additional room to add other essentials for your comfort and survival. A mini-first aid kit is also included so that you are more prepared in an emergency.
1 – Toothbrushing swab – Just add a drop a water and you are ready to clean your teeth.
1 – Red Cross Biohazard Bag – Isolate hazardous items. This measures 30.5 cm x 30.5 cm and is puncture resistant.
2 – Dust Masks – Protect yourself against airborne pathogens and dust. This mask has a flexible aluminum nose piece that allows for a better fit.
1 – Pair of nitrile dipped gloves – These gloves do not contain latex are resistance to punctures and offer great dexterity.
1 – High Visibility Vest – Stand out in the crowd with a high visibility. Key members of your team will want to stand out with this one size fits all high vis vest.
1 – Pair of Earplugs – During any disaster, there can be a lot of different types of noise.Ear plugs are effective, comfortable solution for trying to get some rest in a shelter, dealing with background noise.
5 – Hand Cleaning Towelette – Your health and hygiene are very important during and disaster. We have added these
Lighting and Tools
1 – 40 Hour Candle – A very dependable source of light and can provide a source of heat in a small area such as a vehicle. A great fire starter too.
1 – Waterproof Matches – Includes 40 waterproof matches
1 – 7 in 1 Multifunction tool – This multi-tool is great a must for every 72-hour disaster kit. It has a stainless steel body and handle and Includes pliers, wire cutters, regular and serrated blades, bottle opener and also has a long-lasting LED flashlight.
1 – 12 hour Glow stick – bright extra strength glow stick provides an instant source of light that is waterproof and safe to use in any environment.
1 – Roll of Duct Tape – One of the most versatile tools to have in a disaster kit. Can be used to make shelter, seal packaging, repair leaking hoses, fix your rain gear, etc This tape measures 4.6 cm x 6 m
1 – Upgraded – Canadian Red Cross Back Pack. For the deluxe kit, we have entirely redesigned our the Canadian Red Cross Back Pack – It may look similar but there are some significant differences:
- Reflective Band across the top of the pack for increased visibility
- Increased thicker grade nylon strapping which allows for an 80-LB weight limit
- 600 D Denier Nylon shoulder straps
- Shoulder straps have an additional 6 inch of length
- Additional 12-inch X 9-inch zippered mesh pocket inside bag for better organization
1 – Canadian Red Cross Multifunction Flashlight – This LED flashlight and digital AM/FM Radio can be powered by the solar panel, and hand-crank or mobile charger. Additionally, there is a compass and a siren and 4 small reading lights.
1 – Canadian Red Cross SOS Sign – This sign is made to place in the window of your vehicle or your house to communicate that you are in need of assistance.
1 – Waterproof Whistle – Durable design, clips to pockets or belts, high decibel sound, can be used in water. Simple yet effective for distress calls or emergency communication.
1 – Rain Poncho – This one size fits all bright yellow rain poncho will keep you or your family members dry. Being wet greatly increases your chance of hypothermia.
1 – Mylar Blanket –This 140 cm X 210 cm plastic sheeting has many uses in an emergency including:
- Collecting rainwater
- Groundsheet for sleeping
- Use as a wind block or shelter
- Use to cover your belonging to keep dry
1 – Mylar Sleeping Bag – This sleeping bag is made of mylar material, making it compact and lightweight while being water & windproof. Perfect for any 72-hour survival kit.
- Retain up 99% of body heat
- Large sizing – 91 cm X 213 cm
Food and Water
6 – Emergency Water Ration Individual (125ml) – We all need water to survive and these individual water packets will ensure you have your basic need met with clean drinking water. Water packets have a 5-year shelf life.
1 – 10 Liter water container – This 10 L (2.5 gallons) collapsible water container is the most important items you can have in a disaster kit. With this a pack of water purification tablets and a source of water, you are set.
1 – SOS 3600 Calorie Food Bar – is a great addition to your family’s emergency preparedness kit. The S.O.S. emergency food rations have a shelf life of 5 years. Package contains 9 bars totaling 3,682 calories.
- Contains 9 food bars providing 3,682 calories (15,460 KJ)
- 5 years shelf life
- Coconut flavor
- Won’t make you thirsty
- Can be stored in any climate
1 – 20 Liter Water Purification Tablet –
A rapidly dissolving tablet that is safe for adults and children. Effective against Giardia, bacteria, and viruses, when directions are followed.
- Tablet treats 20 liters.
- No odor, no color
- Approved and used by international aid agencies including the International Red Cross
Disaster Pack First-Aid Kit
The Canadian Red Cross is a leader in First-Aid training and First-Aid supplies. This Disaster kit is different in many ways from other kits one of them is our first-aid kit. We believe that as you may be using this kit in an emergency you are going to want to be prepared for a first-aid emergency. In this kit you will find what you need to treat:
- Major bleeding
- Minor bleeding
- Eye Injuries
*Please note that this item is available by pre-order only. Please allow 1-2 weeks for stock to arrive.