As every desert resident knows well, summers can lead to scorching temperatures and, at times, be dangerous. With temperatures reaching as high as the 120’s, everyone should prepare to stay safe during the months approaching with necessary essentials provided in our disaster relief kits. With possibilities of power outages, air conditioning malfunctions, dust storms, heat waves, camping or hiking incidents, we are here to prepare you for the worst-case scenario. Let’s look at the top 10 most essential items to have in your disaster relief kits this upcoming summer.
Imagine relaxing at home and suddenly, all the lights, power outlets, and televisions go out. Next thing you know, you are scavenging for food and water in the dark. Flashlights are the number one necessity when it comes to power outages, which are unpredictable this time of year. To prepare for scenarios like these, we have wholesale flashlights in assorted colors, lanterns, as well as headlights and cap lights which will come in handy for the community’s dark emergencies.
Bandages are the number one first-aid tool to always have around. Bandages are the most important necessity for families nationwide emergency scratches or injuries. When living in the desert, you are constantly surrounded by plants, cacti, or dangerous animals where there are an unlimited number of possibilities for injury. Whether it is camping or hiking outside in the desert, bandages are an essential addition to your emergency relief kits this summer.
3) Non-Perishable Food
For unfortunate instances where your oven, stove, or microwave may not be operating, non-perishables are the ultimate solution to satisfy your hunger in emergency situations. With bulk food options consisting of Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, Nature Valley Oats ‘N Honey Granola Bars, Nutri-Grain Bars, candies such as Pop Rocks or Dum Dum Pops, cereal varieties, as well as small snack kit bundles, you will be able to feed yourself as well as your community in tough instances like these. It is always a necessity to keep non-perishables stored at home somewhere, just in case an instance like this occurs in your home.
4) Emergency Purified Drinking Water
In the instance of a drought or limited water supply, having emergency purified drinking water on hand will always be beneficial for the community. Our wholesale emergency packets of purified drinking water come in many preferred sizes and is individually packaged. These packets are meant for single-use only, but can withstand temperature ranges of -22 °F to +149 °F, providing you with a source of water in any type of emergency that may occur. These emergency packets are a necessity to always have on your person, as a backup when preparing for the worst.
Multi-purpose wipes, alcohol wipes, baby wipes, hand sanitizer wipes, bathing wipes, and Clorox wipes; you can’t get enough wipes! Wipes are essential to your disaster relief kits this summer, since you never know when you will need one.
6) Hygiene Kits
Even in emergency situations, everybody enjoys the feeling of cleanliness. Our wholesale hygiene kits include deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, razors, shaving cream, soap, shampoo & conditioner, combs, ointment, and lots more to keep the community feeling fresh and clean, even in emergency situations.
When in doubt, a blanket will always come in handy no matter what emergency you are in. When having to go to sleep in an uncomfortable place, building a tent, or having to put out a fire, our wholesale blankets will be of use. With several color and size options to choose from, you and your community will be prepared for all this summer’s occurrences.
Monsoon season in some states occur in late summer, usually around July and August. Monsoons are seasonal storms, bringing prevailing wind and heavy rains. When this time of year comes, residents of the desert are shocked since many people are used to no precipitation for the most part. Get prepared for monsoon season with our wholesale disposable ponchos which are one size fits all and are easily transportable. Ponchos are a necessity for you and your community’s disaster relief kits.
9) Sterile Pads
For any injuries that may occur this summer, it is always important to have sterile gauze pads on hand for cleaning wounds. Our wholesale sterile pads are 3 times more absorbent than other sterile pads and are extremely important for your disaster relief kits this summer.
10) Plastic Bags/Trash Bags
Yet again, you never know when you will need a plastic bag. Plastic bags are a great place to store your essentials in an emergency, especially since they are waterproof. We also have trash bags for when you and your family need to transport large amounts of items, or even just to get rid of any waste after a disaster.
Having all your essentials when disaster strikes can not only save lives, but also prevent further disaster. Disaster relief kits can often be overlooked by most people. Making sure you have these top 10 items on hand in your disaster relief kit this summer can be life changing for you and your loved ones.