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Since you never know where or when a crisis will occur, you need to keep a container of supplies in your vehicle to sustain you and your family in case you are stranded on the road. In the container, you should have:
- Local maps and a road atlas.
- Writing supplies.
- Food, such as dried fruit and energy bars.
- 2 gallons of bottled water.
- Eating supplies, such as paper cups, paper, plates, and utensils.
- Manual can opener.
- Compact sleeping bag or survival blanket.
- Sanitation supplies, such as toilet paper, moist towelettes, garbage bags, and plastic ties
- Hand sanitizer.
- Duct tape.
- Cell phone car charger.
- Clothes that are appropriate for your climate and the season, such as sweater, waterproof jacket, hat, and shoes.
- First-aid kit containing such items as bandages, antibiotic ointment, antiseptic, aspirin, anti-diarrheal medicine, medical tape.
- Multi-tool, knife.
- Fire extinguisher.
- Jumper cables.
- Light sticks or roadside flares.
- Towline for hauling or towing.