By BCR Staff
This article presents the ten best emergency kits and bugout bags available online.
When it all hits the fan, you want to make sure you are prepared for whatever challenges come your way. A bug out bag is a great resource to have handy in any sticky situation; whether it’s the zombie apocalypse, or your car breaking down in the middle of nowhere. The interior of the bag is generally stocked with all the items you cannot live without such as food, water, first-aid items or specific tools.
The contents of an emergency survival kit are meant to sustain one or more people for anywhere from 72 hours to 10 days and can be stored wherever you can grab and go in an emergency.
Having resources ready and prepared to help you handle these difficult situations is a practical investment to consider. However, building your kit can be challenging, especially if you have minimal survival experience. It would be nice if you could have an expert build one for you, right? You’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of ten of the best emergency survival kits we could find. With a variety of styles and options, you are sure to find one that fits your needs.
1. Sustain Supply Co.
Premium Family Emergency Bug Out Bag/Kit
This bag is packed with resources and can sustain a family for up to 72 hours. It includes a premium Sawyer Squeeze water filtration system that enables you to use nearby water sources and avoid possible contaminants.
The kit consists of 48 packets of Datrex water and high-quality freeze-dried Mountain House food for a family of 4. Also included are a portable stove, a first aid kit, and necessary survival tools.
2. Prepper’s Favorite
Compact Get Home Bag
The compact bag used to carry the life-saving contents in this kit is made of the highest quality, military grade material. This bag includes a 57 piece first aid kit, or a kit specifically for earthquake-related disasters. It also features a 300 lumens aluminum flashlight, fire starting tools, tinder, adult-sized emergency sleeping bag, water filtration straw, 3600 calorie survival bar, and enough food and water to last 3+ days.
The contents of this bag are all approved and recommended by FEMA and the Red Cross.
3. Emergency Zone
4 Person family Go Bag
This bag is packed with tools and resources enough to last a family of 4 for 72 hours. All contents are FEMA compliant and packed to be lightweight. The bag includes a first aid kit, freeze dried food, water, comfort items such as toilet paper, and an emergency guide book as well as emergency tools.
4. GET READY NOW
2+ Person Car Emergency Kit
The Get Ready Now kit is designed to sustain two persons comfortably, while still being compact and easy to get to in your car. The durable clear bag is designed to make it easy to find and identify any item you may need to grab in a hurry.
The kit includes lights, first aid kit, utility tools, warmth & cooling, sanitation, & food and water products. All of the most frequently used items are conveniently packed to be easily accessible at the top of the bag.
5. Emergency Zone
Basic Dog Survival Kit
When you are preparing for an emergency, don’t forget your beloved pets. Designed with animal lovers in mind, this kit will sustain the family dog in the event of an emergency.
The kit includes a convenient carrying bag, food, water, an emergency blanket, tools such as a light stick, a collar, a leash, dog toys, hygiene items (such as puppy pads) as well as a first aid kit and guidebook.
6. Sustain Supply Co.
Premium Emergency Survival Kit For Two
The Sustain Supply Company’s bug out bag for two is designed to sustain one to two people for 72 hours in the event of an emergency. The kit includes high-quality premium products like the ones found in their larger kits. 12 Mountain House food servings, 24 Packets of Datrex water, 1 Sawyer Mini, 4 Cyalume Snap Lights, 1 LED lantern, 1 flashlight, and a fully stocked First Aid Kit.
Additionally, you will find items like bath wipes, emergency blankets, a portable stove, bowls and utensils and other practical items that will help you survive any emergency.
Tactical Backpack + Hydration bladder and Emergency Tools and Survival Gear
This heavy-duty bag by Gearrific is designed with rough situations in mind, and it’s chock of just about everything practical you would need in an emergency. It consists of a tactical military-grade survival backpack (40L), hydration bladder (2.5L), portable camp shovel, a 25 ft. GID paracord, and a waterproof utility case containing 25 emergency survival items.
The Survival kit is designed to sustain one person for up to 72 hours and is packed full of things that can carry you through any survival situation. A tactical flashlight, emergency blanket, fishing fear, and first-aid kit are just a few of the additional items you will find tucked into its compartments.
Complete Earthquake Bag
Redfora’s kit is designed explicitly for disasters like earthquake, floods, and hurricanes. It will sustain one person for three days and includes high-calorie food bars, water, and purification tablets, a phone charger, to person tube tents, candles, rope, gloves and dozens of other items.
If you live in a disaster-prone zone, every member of the family should be outfitted with an emergency survival kit that they can grab-and-go. The kit also includes light items for shelter and warmth.
9. Ready America
Deluxe Emergency Kit
Ready America’s deluxe kit is designed to sustain a group of 4 people for three days and is US coast guard approved. It includes a durable backpack, emergency power station and charger (with multifunctions including flashlight and radio functions), emergency food and drinking water, a 107 piece first aid kit, and other emergency tools and supplies.
This bag is ideal for long term emergencies and having more than one will ensure that your family will thrive even after three days.
10. Emergency Zone
Urban Survival Bug Out Bag
The Urban Survival Bug out bag by Emergency Zone is designed to sustain 2-4 persons for 72 hours and is FEMA compliant. It includes weather protection supplies such as adult size ponchos and reflective sleeping bags. Food, water, light, and a Dynamo Radio are also included.
The 118-piece first aid kit will come in handy if there is an injury, and other miscellaneous tools and supplies like rope, hygiene items, and duct tape are included as well.