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20 must-have items for every family's emergency kit

Yardbarker Logo By Amy McCarthy of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 21: In the event of a disaster, being prepared can provide some much-needed reassurance in a time when that's scarce. Most Americans aren't prepared for a disaster, but more and more are becoming cognizant of the need to build a well-stocked emergency kit in the event of severe weather or other major crises. Flip through the gallery for a list of 20 essential items for your emergency kit. Even though it might feel a little bit like doomsday prepping, having these items on hand could save lives if tragedy strikes. 

20 must-have items for every family's emergency kit

In the event of a disaster, being prepared can provide some much-needed reassurance in a time when that's scarce. Most Americans aren't prepared for a disaster, but more and more are becoming cognizant of the need to build a well-stocked emergency kit in the event of severe weather or other major crises. 

Flip through the gallery for a list of 20 essential items for your emergency kit. Even though it might feel a little bit like doomsday prepping, having these items on hand could save lives if tragedy strikes. 

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