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Special Alert Center

Outage Events

Assemble an Emergency Storm Kit For Future Outages That May Occur

Keep these items on hand:

  • Flashlights and fresh batteries
  • Battery-powered radio or television and extra batteries
  • Land line phone with cord (Cordless phones require electricity to operate)
  • Battery-powered or windup alarm clock
  • A supply of bottled water (one gallon per person per day)
  • Non-perishable foods that require no heating
  • Blankets, bedding, or sleeping bags and a change of clothes
  • First Aid Kit and prescription medications
  • Hand-operated can opener
  • Special items for infants, the elderly or family members with special needs
  • Hand tools such as a hammer, screwdriver; scissors; duct tape; plastic garbage bags; paper and pencil; waterproof matches; household bleach
  • Identification and copies of important family documents in a waterproof container
  • Emergency Services and Delmarva Power telephone numbers

Collect and store these items ahead of time in order to save valuable time and to be prepared in the event of a wide variety of potential emergencies. Check the links under Additional Resources to our Federal, State and local Emergency Management Agency partners for additional information on preparations for potential emergencies.