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Don't Panic! We've started the work for you.

Often one of the largest hurdles to emergency preparedness is inaction due to fear and not knowing where to begin. Don't panic, we've started the work for you. Below you'll find a map of your neighborhood emergency meet-up site and a list of must-haves and where to purchase them.

Here is a map to your local Portland Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Nodes-BEECN (neighborhood meet-up site)

http://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/article/423717

Here is your Earthquake Survival Starter Kit List:

Earthquake Survival Starter Kit TITAN Survival Blankets (5-Pack), Military Green, 52" x 82" - Designed for NASA Space Exploration. Aluminized Mylar Emergency Thermal Blankets, purchased from Amazon.com; $17.99

Instafire Fire Starter Pouches, Durable Mylar Packs Lights up to 4 fires, No Harmful Chemicals, ECO Friendly, purchased from Amazon.com; $7.29

3CERA Portable Windproof Waterproof Survival Lighter Matches Storm Emergency Camping, purchased from Amazon.com; $2.37

Extra Thick Double Sided Thermal Reflective Blanket 60" x 82" & 4 Stakes - Use As a Blanket, Ground Cover or Tarp, purchased from Amazon.com; $17.5

Motorola MT352TPR FRS Weatherproof Two-Way - 35 Mile Radio Triple Pack - Silver; purchased from Amazon.com; $114.00 for a set of three

LifeStraw Go Water Bottle with Integrated 1000-Liter LifeStraw Filter; purchased from Amazon.com; $29.95 each

Portable Fantastic Windproof Waterproof Matches; purchased from Amazon.com; $7.99

Red Cross FRX3 Eton Emergency Radio, purchased from the Red Cross Online Store; $60.00

Superior Tool Emergency Gas Shut-Off Wrench, purchased from Ace Hardware $9

Earthquake-Actuated Gas-shutoff Valve, must be installed and purchased by a licensed contractor; we purchased and are installing with Jacobs Heating and Cooling; $500

Additional important items: First aid kit, a large shovel, a crowbar, and food.

TITAN Survival Blankets (5-Pack), Military Green, 52" x 82" - Designed for NASA Space Exploration. Aluminized Mylar Emergency Thermal Blankets, purchased from Amazon.com; $17.99

Instafire Fire Starter Pouches, Durable Mylar Packs Lights up to 4 fires, No Harmful Chemicals, ECO Friendly, purchased from Amazon.com; $7.29

3CERA Portable Windproof Waterproof Survival Lighter Matches Storm Emergency Camping, purchased from Amazon.com; $2.37

Extra Thick Double Sided Thermal Reflective Blanket 60" x 82" & 4 Stakes - Use As a Blanket, Ground Cover or Tarp, purchased from Amazon.com; $17.56

Motorola MT352TPR FRS Weatherproof Two-Way - 35 Mile Radio Triple Pack - Silver; purchased from Amazon.com; $114.00 for a set of three

LifeStraw Go Water Bottle with Integrated 1000-Liter LifeStraw Filter; purchased from Amazon.com; $29.95 each

Portable Fantastic Windproof Waterproof Matches; purchased from Amazon.com; $7.99

Red Cross FRX3 Eton Emergency Radio, purchased from the Red Cross Online Store; $60.00

Superior Tool Emergency Gas Shut-Off Wrench, purchased from Ace Hardware $9

Earthquake-Actuated Gas-shutoff Valve, must be installed and purchased by a licensed contractor; we purchased and are installing with Jacobs Heating and Cooling; $500

Additional important items: First aid kit, a large shovel, a crowbar, and food.

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  1. Mark Aalto on

    I'm going to forward this on to people. Good stuff!