NEW ZEALAND PREPPERS
Is your family prepared for survival in a disaster in New Zealand. Having a survival kit containing important documents and supplies could go a long way to helping your family survive a disaster.
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ARE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY READY
START PREPARING YOUR HOME AND FAMILY TODAY

You never know when an occurrence in your area will cause you to make a quick evacuation from your home. Having an easy accessible emergency survival kit, containing important documents and supplies can go a real long way to making life easer for you and your family and help them survive a disaster.

EMERGENCY SURVIVAL ITEMS

EMERGENCY SURVIVAL ITEMS
* Torch with spare batteries or a self-charging torch
* Radio with spare batteries
* Wind and waterproof clothing, sun hats, and strong outdoor shoes
* First aid kit and essential medicines
* Blankets or sleeping bags
* Pet supplies
* Emergency toilet - toilet paper and large rubbish bags
* Face and dust masks
Check all batteries every 3 months.

FOOD AND WATER FOR 3 DAYS OR MORE
* Non-perishable food (canned or dried food)
* Food, formula and drinks for babies and small children
* Water (at least 3 litres per person, per day) for drinking
* Water for washing and cooking
* A primus or gas barbeque to cook on
* A can opener
Consider stocking a two-week supply of food and water for prolonged emergencies such as a pandemic. Check and replace food and water every twelve months.

HOW TO STORE WATER
* Wash bottles thoroughly in hot water. Fill each bottle with tap water until it overflows. Add five drops of household bleach per litre of water (or half a teaspoon for 10 litres)
* Store in a cool dark place and replace the water every 12 months

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GETAWAY KITS
Everyone in the house should have a packed getaway kit in an easily accessible place which includes:
* Torch and radio with spare batteries
* Hearing aids and spare batteries, glasses or mobility aids
* Emergency water and easy-to-carry food rations
* Extra supplies of special dietary items
* First aid kit and essential medicines
* For infants or young children – formula and food, nappies
* Change of clothes (wind/waterproof clothing and strong outdoor shoes)
* Toiletries – towel, soap, toothbrush, sanitary items, toilet paper
* Blankets or sleeping bags
* Face and dust masks
* Pet supplies
* Important documents:
* Identification (birth and marriage certificates/driver’s licences and passports
* Financial (insurance policies and mortgage)
* precious family photos

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Twizel New Zealand
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IF WE HAVE TO EVACUATE WE WILL:
* Take our Getaway Kit
* Turn off electricity and water
* Turn off gas only if we suspect a leak or if asked to do so by the authorities
* Take our pets with us

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NEW ZEALAND DISASTER SURVIVAL GUIDE!
Is your family prepared for survival in a disaster in New Zealand. Having a survival kit containing important documents and supplies could go a long way to helping your family survive a disaster.
Twizel New Zealand