In light of the recent quake in Nepal, here’s a quick list of items for a home emergency kit for earthquake preparedness:

72-hour supply of non-perishable food
can opener
solar oven
72-hour supply of water (1 gallon per person per day)
water-pasteurization indicator
first-aid kit
emergency light
emergency radio
solar cell phone charger
whistle
dust masks
pocket knife
duct tape
work gloves
tent
blankets
ponchos
toilet paper
basic tool kit

…and don’t forget medications, pet food, or any other special needs you may have.