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NWE Contact Bar, in Montana dial 1-888-467-2669, in South Dakota or Nebraska dial 1-800-245-6977
small brandEmergency  Outage Kit
Emergency Numbers
(888) 467-2669
South Dakota/Nebraska
(800) 245-6977

What supplies would I need, that I can prepare now in case of an emergency?

  • Canned goods and non-perishable foods that don't need cooking. (Canned meats, fishes, soups, fruits, vegetables, juices, bottled water, baby formula, etc.)
  • Prescription medicine (a two-week supply).
  • Manual can opener.
  • Disposable plates, cups and utensils.
  • Water purification tablets (halazone).
  • Infant care items (disposable diapers, wipes).
  • First aid supplies.
  • Flashlights or lanterns and extra batteries.
  • Ice chest.
  • Masking or duct tape.
  • Battery-operated radio.
  • Non-electric clock.
  • Canned heat (sterno).
  • Portable outdoor camping stove or grill with fuel supply.
  • Fire extinguisher.
  • Plastic sheeting for drop cloth.
  • Chlorinated bleach.
  • Water – 1 gallon per person per day
  • Extra batteries
  • Multi-purpose tool
  • Sanitation and personal hygiene items.
  • Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed/lease of home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies)
  • Cell phone with chargers
  • Family and emergency contact information
  • Extra cash
  • Pet supplies (collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, bowl)
  • Tools/supplies for securing your home
  • Sand, rock salt or non-clumping kitty litter to make walkways and steps less slippery
  • Warm coats, gloves or mittens, hats, boots and extra blankets and warm clothing for all household members
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