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Emergency packs

Emergency packs of food and supplies

For the home

  • First aid kit
  • Torch and batteries / wind-up torch
  • Portable radio and batteries / wind-up radio
  • Waterproof bag for important documents
  • Prescription medication
  • Basic toiletries, nappies, etc.
  • Bottled water and tinned food
  • Warm clothes
  • Mobile phone and charger
  • Note pad and pens
  • Don’t forget to take food, bottles and favourite toys for babies/children too.
  • A checklist of what to do before you leave - such as turn off the gas and electricity at the mains, close windows and ensure all doors are locked.

Year-round essentials

  • A fully charged mobile phone
  • An in-car phone charger or power pack.
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal medication
  • First aid kit
  • A road atlas – in case of diversions
  • Sat-nav or a printed route for an unfamiliar journey

Winter emergency kit

    • A blanket, rug or sleeping bag
    • Shovel
    • Ice scraper and de-icer
    • Torch and batteries
    • Snacks – chocolate or cereal bars
    • Extra screenwash
    • Sturdy footwear
    • Coat, hat, scarf, gloves

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