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Build Your Bucket Supply Checklist

Leon County encourages citizens to put disaster supplies in a water-proof and durable five-gallon bucket. Keep these essential items in a bucket near an exit door in your home or in your vehicle.

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  • Batteries
  • Hand crank emergency radio
  • Blanket
  • Manual can opener
  • Cash
  • Change of clothing
  • Duct tape
  • Dust masks for each person
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Games and toys
  • Gloves
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Keys (home and car)
  • Large plastic trash bags
  • Local map
  • Medications
  • Non-perishable food
  • Permanent marker
  • Pet supplies
  • Photos of family members and pets
  • Pocket knife
  • Portable phone charger
  • Ponchos
  • Rope/paracord
  • Soap
  • Special family needs (diapers, feminine hygiene items, etc.)
  • Tarp
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Towel
  • Water
  • Waterproof bag with family documents, including driver’s license, insurance information, out-of-area contact, medical information
  • Whistle


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