Your EMERGENCY KIT from NT Government Site

Your emergency kit should include:

  • battery-operated radio with spare batteries
  • torch with spare batteries, candles and waterproof matches
  • first aid kit and manual with any essential medicines that may not be found in a basic kit
  • a change of clothes for each member of the household (wind and waterproof, hats, leather gloves, strong protective closed-in shoes)
  • blankets or sleeping bags
  • toilet paper and essential toiletries, including sunscreen
  • special needs for infants (food, formula, nappies, toys), the aged or people with disabilities
  • money, including change for phone calls
  • important family documents (birth and marriage certificates, driver’s licence, passports, insurance policies and photos)
  • strong and sealable plastic bags (for clothing, valuables, documents and photographs)
  • a mobile phone, spare battery and charger
  • extra car and house keys
  • a copy of your household plan
  • pet supplies
  • non-perishable foods (dried and canned – label cans and don’t forget the can opener)
  • 10 litres of bottled water per person (three days plus)
  • portable cooker (if using gas remember to have spare canisters or bottles)
  • cooking equipment and eating utensils.

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