Things to send to your loved ones after
Power outages, fires, floods,
earthquakes, wind, and storms can interrupt utilities, phones, stores,
ATMs, and travel. These things occur when we are least prepared.
Sometimes our loved ones are
involved, and they may not even know what they need. This list of
suggestions is a good starting point. You can send things with next day
delivery. Note that some types of disasters will delay delivery.
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Buy according to what happened
to them and what you think they might need
Hardware or home store
- Gloves (this is really important, you might want to
always send this)
- Respirators (heavy duty dust masks)
- An assortment of screws, nails, and wallboard fasteners
- Toolbox with hammer, screwdrivers, adjustable wrench, pliers,
wire cutters, etc.
- Hand saw
- First aid kit
- Duct tape
- Electric, battery, or hand drill and small assortment of bits
- Solderless electrical connector assortment & crimping tool
- Long heavy-duty extension cord
- Small generator, gas or propane powered
Grocery store web site
- Water, 1 gallon per person per day
- Aluminum foil
- Batteries (D, AA, AAA, and 9V)
- Baby supplies
- Toilet paper
- Charcoal starter