What should you have in your earthquake emergency kit? The essentials include a flashlight, a portable radio and a first-aid kit. And of course you need instant, dry and canned food (and a can opener) and plenty of water. And don't forget blankets, extra clothing and sturdy shoes, as well as personal hygiene items.
You'll also want a stash of batteries, spare eyeglasses, cooking equipment, fire extinguisher and more. - LA Times Home editor Anne Colbywww.latimes.com