What do you need for your grab-and-go bag?

Build a grab-and-go bag for quick evacuation

Province of BC recommends to include the following basic items in your grab-and-go bag.

Check list

  • Food (ready to eat) and water
  • Small battery-powered or hand-crank radio
  • Battery-powered or hand-crank flashlight
  • Extra batteries
  • Small first-aid kit and personal medications
  • Personal toiletries and items, such as an extra pair of glasses or contact lenses
  • Copy of your emergency plan, copies of important documents, such as insurance papers
  • Cash in small bills
  • Local map with your family meeting place identified
  • Seasonal clothing and an emergency blanket
  • Pen and notepad
  • Whistle
  • Help/OK Sign



I got my bag ready! Is that everything I need to do?

Owl Teacher

Don’t forget to prepare for each member of your family

Got it!

Oh, yes. Of course!

Owl Teacher

Make sure to place grab-and-go bags in an easy-to-access place


Thank you for the tips, Master Owl!