Sturdy gloves

Many disasters leave rubbish and debris lying around. Having good working equipment will prevent injury and infection in the aftermath of a disaster. Along with a good pair of sturdy gloves, you should think about:

Appropriate clothing such as:

  • Wide brimmed hat
  • Warm jumper
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Closed in shoes or boots

Tool kit and preparation supplies:

  • Plastic sheeting
  • Duct tape
  • Wide masking tape for windows
  • Wrench or pliers
  • Hammer
  • Tarpaulin
  • Rope
  • Buckets

Clean-up kit:

  • Plastic garbage bags and ties
  • Safety glasses
  • Shovel
  • Yard broom
  • Rake
  • Axe


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