We always think it can never happen to us. Disasters. They happen all the time, all over the world. Some people are already prepared and have used a site like campingfunzone.com to find all of the important survival stuff they need. They have it all planned out and have their own custom kit. Of course, we never think any of them could happen to us or anywhere near where we live. I used to think that until we moved to a city now that has Tornado warnings and Tornados touching down just minutes from where we live. It’s scary. It’s something I don’t ever want to think about or have to try to prepare for. That’s why I won’t … I let GetMyKit.ca do that for me!
When I’ve sat down in the past to create emergency kits most of these items I didn’t even think of. I was amazed at the variety that came packed for you, so you didn’t have to think about anything other than a safe, accessible place to reach your kits if and when disasters ever strike! However, if you would like to add some extras to your emergency/first aid kit, you can check out websites like MFASCO to help you pick the additional supplies you may need.
GetMyKit.ca is a local company based on the West coast of British Columbia. While the west coast of BC is beautiful, there is one significant risk to living here, earthquakes. BC has active earthquake zones in addition to “21 other identified hazards that residents need to prepare for.” City of Nanaimo Website, 2016
The mission at GetMyKit.ca is to ensure the broadest possible impact through the distribution of emergency kits and preparedness promotion in all communities in BC while providing a ‘Click of a button’ simple system to raise funds in your community.
GetMyKit.ca sent me a few different kits. I was sent the Family Kit which is a four person kit ready and armed to help in situations of disaster. Included in this kit are many things I would never even think to add to an emergency kit, but they are genius and must haves. All of GetMyKit.ca’s kits have a 5-year shelf life and three day supply of food and water.
Family Kit – 4 Person
Included in the family kit are: 4 3600 Calorie Emergency Food Ration, 48 Emergency Water Ration (125 ML), 1 Water Purification Tablet (20), 1 Hand Sanitizer – Pur, 2 Toilet Paper (2 pack), 2 Tube Tent, 4 Emergency Blankets, 4 Emergency Rain Ponchos, 4 Plastic Whistle & Lanyards, 4 Molded Dust Face Masks, 4 Vinyl Powder-Free Gloves (1 pair), 1 Cotton Work Gloves (1 Pair), 1 Braided Poly Cord – 50′, 1 Multi-Function Army Knife, 1 Crank Flashlight With Siren and radio, 4 Lightsticks, 1 50 hour Survival Candle, 1 Waterproof Matches (40 / box), 1 SOS Warning Flag, 1 Pocket First Aid Kit.
Pet First Aid Deluxe Kit
1 pair of Vinyl Gloves, Emergency Blanket/Sleeping bag, Plastic tweezers, Flashing red collar light, 12-pack cotton tipped swabs, 1 irrigator, Roll wide sensi wrap tape, Narrow medical tap, Medical scissors, 2 moist towelette, 2 sani alcohol wipes, Iodine wipes, Chloride wipes, Sterile gauze pad, Gauze roll, Abdominal pad, Instruction page animal CPR, Non-adherent dressings.
Vehicle Survival Kit
Clip Backpack, Reflector Triangle, Safety Vest, Safety Hammer with Belt Cutter, Multi Function Screw Driver, Light stick, Waterproof matches, Dust Mask, Hand Warmers, Rain Poncho, 6 Water Rations, 3600 Calorie Food Bar, 2 Rolls of Toilet Tissue, Multi Function Army Knife,Hand Sanitizer, Whistle with lanyard, Cotton Gloves, Knuckle Bandage, Finger Tip Bandage, Emergency Blanket, SOS Flag, 6 – Antiseptic Wipe, 2 – 2″ x 2″ Gauze pad, 5 – Plastic Adhesive Bandaids, Regular pack of matches, Car Fuses, 2 Tub Candles, Hand Cranked Flashlight.
How To Get Your Kits
Head over to GetMyKit.ca to see the huge selection of kits to choose from. There’s a vehicle kit, pet kit and kits that range from 1, 2, 3, and four people and also have deluxe. Every family should invest in a high-quality emergency kit. GetMyKit.ca prides itself on providing only top quality kits, and the contents are most of which we don’t even think of when creating emergency kits. The prices are perfect, and you get gorgeous red bags that are easy to find and keep track of when in need.
Kits range from $38.00-$398.00
Disclosure: This post is in partnership with GetMyKit.ca. As always, opinions are all mine.