Collection: Emergency kits for 1-person households

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Frequently asked questions

On average, how many calories does a person need per day?

The number of calories needed per day varies depending on several factors, including age, gender, weight, height, body composition and activity level. There is no universal standard for exact calorie requirements, but here are general guidelines:

  1. Adult men: average 2,000 to 3,000 calories per day, depending on age and activity level.
  2. Adult women: average 1,600 to 2,400 calories per day, depending on age and activity level.

These are only general estimates, and it is important to consider individual needs.

How can I tailor an emergency kit to my family's needs?

Adjust the amount of food, water and other supplies based on the number of family members and specific needs, such as baby food or pet supplies.

How often should I update my emergency kit?

It is recommended to check and update your emergency kit at least once a year. Check the expiry dates of food and medicines, renew batteries and replace any expired items.

What should I do if I need to use my emergency kit?

Use the items in your emergency kit as directed and follow local disaster guidelines.

Are there specific guidelines for storing water in an emergency kit?

Store water in sturdy, sealable containers or bottles and replace it at least once a year.

Are there any specific tips for engaging children in understanding and using an emergency kit?

Teach children about the contents of the emergency kit, practice emergency situations with the family and make it understandable and non-anxious.