Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Supply Kits

15788_404.jpgEveryone should prepare an Emergency Supply Kit to assist them through a crisis. Not all services and items will be immediately available following a large emergency.

You should consider having an emergency supply kit in your home, office, and/or residence hall. Having acquired all items listed below, the supply kit will weigh approximately 6 lbs.  The Emergency Supply Kit bag (contents not included) is free to all Wright State faculty, staff, and students at the Office of the President/Emergency Management in University Hall 250, while supplies last.

General Supply List

  • Bottled water (at least 2 bottles)
  • Pop-top Canned/packaged food
  • Radio (extra batteries if not hand crank)
  • Flashlight
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, comb/brush)
  • First aid kit
  • Blanket (emergency type)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Latex/vinyl gloves
  • Dust mask
  • Eye glasses/contact lens, solution, and an extra case
  • Extra cell phone charger or portable charger
  • Medications
  • Infant supplies
  • Pet food and extra water
  • Special accommodation items

If you are a commuter student, you should also have the following in addition to the list above:

Additional Items for Commuter Students and Employees

  • Jumper cables
  • Shovel
  • Ice scraper
  • Seat belt cutter
  • Window breaker/emergency hammer

*Items will degrade in hot vehicles. Change out contents every 6 months.

If you need to evacuate your dorm room during an emergency, take your emergency supply kit with you. Remember to take your keys, identification, wallet/purse, and cell phone.