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Cyclone, Hurricane, and Typhoon Emergency Kits: The Must-Have List

With cyclone season arriving for many regions around the globe, it’s a good time to take stock of what you have (and what you need). From the best in safety to items that will help you pass the time during a power outage, we have you covered. MyUS members can be hurricane ready by ordering products from virtually any US store and shipping anywhere in the world. And with a MyUS membership, you can save big on shipping with our package consolidation service

Take a look at the tools and gadgets that will help keep you safe (and entertained) during typhoon season:

Water Bob

Instead of fighting crowds at the grocery store and lugging heavy bottles, use the Water Bob to easily store up to 100 gallons of water for up to 12 weeks! Buy it from Amazon here

Solar Panel

Charge your cell phone and other devices when the power is out but the sun is shining with this foldable and weather resistant solar panel. Find yours here

Mosquito Bits

Lots of standing water after a storm = mosquitoes. Mosquito Bits kill mosquitoes within 24 hours - just sprinkle them in standing water. Buy them here

Plywood Clips

Protecting your home is much easier with these Plywood Clips, and with less damage to your house than nailing up plywood. Buy them on Amazon.

Travel Litter Box

If you need to evacuate and have a cat, this disposable litter box is exactly what you'll need. It's prefilled with Tidy Cats lightweight litter, so it's easy to carry, and it sets up in seconds. Buy one here to have on hand when needed. 

Folding Pet Bowls

Collapsible bowls are super convenient to have on hand if you need to evacuate with your pets. This set of two is made of high-quality food-grade silicone and have matching carabiners so you can easily attach them to a bag or travel crate. Buy a set here

Hand Crank Radio

A hand crank radio is extremely useful during a power outage, and this one doubles as a flashlight and has a clock, headphone output and can be used to charge a smart phone via a USB port. Buy it here.

First Aid Kit

It's smart to always have a first aid kit on hand, and if you have one already, now is a good time to check it for expired medications and bandages that have lost their "stick". This kit contains over 299 supplies, including medicine, antiseptics, bandages, injury treatments and more. Buy a new kit here

Manual Can Opener

It'll be hard to open your emergency canned goods during a power outage without a manual can opener! Get yours here and be ready.

Heavy Duty Tarp

A good tarp has many uses during emergencies, including patching your roof, protecting valuables and creating a temporary shelter. Grizzly Tarps have a true 8x8 weave, it's lightweight, washable, mildew-proof and available in 12 sizes. Buy yours here.

Card Games

No electricity can quickly lead to boredom, especially with kids! Have a good variety of compact card games available to keep everyone occupied. Choose from a great variety of games from Amazon here.  

Wine Opener Chess Game Combo

And for the grown-ups in the group, check out this wine opener kit and chess set combo. A full chess set and nine piece Rabbit wine opener kit fits perfectly inside an elegant box that doubles as a chess board. Clever! Buy it here.

Battery Operated Lantern

This super handy lantern runs on 6 AA batteries and provides light for up to 12 hours. It's ultra-bright and has foldaway handles so you can easily suspend or carry the lantern with ease. Buy it on Amazon.

Water Purification Tablets

Clean water is vital during any emergency situation, and these Auquatabs are fast acting, giving you ready-to-drink water in as little as 30 minutes after mixing. Buy in packs of 100 here

Fire Extinguisher

During a cyclone (or any emergency), it's a good idea to have a fire extinguisher nearby. This multi-purpose extinguisher is lightweight, easy to read and easy to use - all important qualities in an emergency. Buy it here

Waterproof Dry Bag

Earth Pak dry bags are durable and will provide waterproof protection for years. Use them to store clothes and valuables, and when it's not typhoon season, they're great to bring to the beach!  Choose from 6 colors and get yours here.

Multitool

As you can guess from it's name, a multitool has a variety of uses and it's super versatile. It's a smart gadget to have on hand for whatever comes your way. Buy one here

Mini Flashlights

In addition to a battery operated lantern, it's a good idea to have mini flashlights - they're handy for so many uses and they're compact and easy to stash in a pocket. Buy in sets of four here.

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