20 Weeks to Preparedness

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Creating a complete disaster kit does not have to be a hit to your wallet all at once. Picking up a handful of items during weekly shopping trips will help you build your disaster kit in no time.

Manatee County Emergency Management recommends your disaster kit contain water, food and supplies for seven days.


The shopping lists below are guides to help you develop your family's emergency disaster kits. Every family and situation is different, so please adjust the lists for your family's needs.