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Disasters and Power Outages

Disaster Kit Food Safety InfographicCheck out these resources to prepare for emergencies.


Prepare Kansas-Take Steps Ahead of Disaster (website)


Build a Food Kit (website)


Food and Water in an Emergency (pdf)

Do I keep food or throw it out after a fire, flood or power outage?

Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save and When to Throw Out
Fires and Food Safety (website)


Human and Pet Food After a Flood (video)


FoodKeeper-Tool for food storage (website and link for app)

Cleaning Appliances and Kitchen Equipment after a Flood

Cleaning Dishes, Pots and Pans  - video

Cleaning Appliances, Plastic and Flatware - Video

Cleaning Refrigerators - Video