Hurricane Preparedness Grocery List

hurricane-preparedness-mapSeptember is National Preparedness Month, which promotes awareness about hurricane preparation. Living in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana, we have been dealt our fair share of disasters .

Turning your refrigerator to it’s coldest setting, can preserve food a little longer, but days without power will perish your refrigerated foods.

Here is a list of items you can pick up at our stores, to stock up on in case of a hurricane or any other emergency.

No Cooking Required

  • Apple Sauce
  • Canned/Dried Fruit
  • Cereal
  • Chips
  • Crackers
  • Granola Bars
  • Nuts
  • Peanut Butter
  • Tuna

Warming Required

  • Canned Soup/Stew/Chili/Ravilioli
  • Canned Vegertables
  • Instant Oatmeal
  • Ramen Noodles

Beverages

  • Powdered Drink Mixes
  • Condensed/Powdered Milk
  • Bottled Water

Kitchen Items

  • Paper Plates/Cups
  • Napkins
  • Plastic Utensils
  • Manual Can Opener

Household Items

  • Batteries
  • Matches
  • Duct Tape
  • Trash Bags
  • Ice Chest
  • Propane
  • Dry Ice
  • Dog/Cat Food
  • Toliet Paper
  • Hand Soap
  • Tolietries
  • Mop/Broom
  • Bug Repellant

Resources

2013 Hurricane Tracking Chart
Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save and When to Throw Out