Check List for Flood Buckets and/or Hygiene Kits

July 29, 2022

Here's what you need to include in a Flood Bucket/Cleaning Kit:
 

Flood Bucket/Cleaning Kit

  • One five-gallon round bucket with re-sealable lid (14.35” h x 12.19” w x 12.19” d)
    • No screw lids
    • May be used, but must be free from all residual product
    • Advertisements on the outside acceptable
  • One 32-64 oz. bottle liquid laundry detergent
  • One 16-40 oz. bottle liquid concentrate household cleaner
    • No spray cleaners
  • One 16-34 oz. bottle dish soap
  • One 4-8 oz. pump spray air freshener (liquid, not gel)
  • One 6-14 oz. pump spray insect repellent (pack of 10-20 wipes also acceptable)
    • Pump spray bottles must have protective covers
  • One scrub brush
    • With or without handle
  • 18 re-useable cleaning wipes
    • No terrycloth, microfiber or paper towels
    • Remove from packaging
  • Five scouring pads
    • No stainless-steel pads with soap in them
    • Remove from packaging
  • 36-50 clothespins
  • One 50-100 ft. clothesline (cotton or plastic line)
  • 24 roll of heavy-duty trash bags (33-45-gallon sizes)
    • Remove from packaging
  • Five N95 particulate respirator dust masks (1-3 mm thickness)
    • No surgical masks
  • Two pairs kitchen gloves
    • Durable for multiple uses 
    • Remove from packaging
  • One pair work gloves
    • Cotton with leather palm or all leather

Here's what you need to include in a Hygiene Kit:

Hygiene Kit Materials (Value: $12.00 per kit)

  • One hand towel (15 x 25 –17 x 27 inches)
    • No kitchen, cleaning, or microfiber towels
  • One washcloth
    • No kitchen, cleaning, or microfiber towels
  • One comb
    • Must be sturdy with at least 6 inches of teeth
    • No pocket combs or picks
    • Rattail and combs without handles are acceptable but must have at least 6 inches of teeth
  • One toenail or fingernail clipper
    • No emery boards or metal nail files
  • Bath-size soap (3 oz. bar or larger) o No Ivory or Jergen’s soap
    • Do not remove from packaging
  • One adult toothbrush
    • Do not remove from packaging
    • Personal advertising not acceptable
  • 10 adhesive bandages (3⁄4 by 3 inches)
    • Common household bandages acceptable
  • One one-gallon size re-sealable bag Assembly Instructions
  • Lay hand towel flat on a table.
  • Lay the washcloth in the center of the hand towel.
  • Place all remaining items on top of the washcloth (except the plastic bag).
  • Fold the sides of the hand towel to cover the items.
  • Grasp the bundle tightly and roll over the remainder of the towel.
  • Place the tightly rolled bundle in the plastic bag, remove air, and seal.