72 Hour Kit

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Purpose

A 72 hour kit is an emergency kit designed to support you in small to medium emergencies. As such it should be robust enough to entirely support you and your family for a minimum of 72 hours. PrepperWiki suggests a week as a better minimum.
Here is a breakdown of an example EDC kit.

Storage

Contents

Food Group

9x MREs or canned goods per person

Water Group

6L bottled water per person

Shelter Group

Tent
Tarp

Medical Group

Group medical kit

Power Group

AA Alkaline primary cells
12v lead acid battery
12v 120v power inverter

Communication Group

Cell phone
Radio reciever FM/WX
FRS Radio and/or CB Radio and/or 2m / 70cm Ham Radio transciever

Fire Group

Bic
Fire starters / trioxane / esbit

Sanitation Group

Sanitizer gel
Antiseptic hand wipes
Trash bag
Dish Soap

Defense Group

Pepper Spray
Firearms Shotgun or handgun

Utility Group

Milti Tool
LED flashlight

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