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Emergency survival kit (2nd of 2)

Emergency survival kit

Being prepared for an emergency is one of the key messages that civil defence tries to reinforce to the public. This poster shows the types of items that people should keep in a home emergency survival kit. They include water, non-perishable food, first-aid items, a radio and a torch.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Civil defence - Community involvement in civil defence', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 July 2022)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 May 2020