#FloodReady Shopping List

Flood Ready Shopping List

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There are some useful items you can buy now to help make your home more #FloodReady:

To protect documents and valuables:

  • Plastic tubs with waterproof lids
  • Water/fireproof safe
  • Sealable plastic bags
  • Vacuum-sealer

For your emergency kit:

  • Wind-up or battery-powered flashlight 
  • Wind-up or battery-powered radio 
  • Fresh batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Canned, ready-to-eat foods
  • Can opener
  • Drinking water
  • Hand sanitizer

Learn more about buying or assembling an emergency kit at getprepared.gc.ca.

To secure your home in advance of a flood:

  • Weather stripping
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Duct tape
  • Caulk
  • Plywood
  • Wood Screws
  • Screwdriver
  • Cordless Drill

Don’t wait for the water! Take steps to protect your property.


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