Plan on one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days.
Could you find your way around San Diego without your phone maps? Paper maps can help guide you to shelters or evacuation sites.
If you need medications or you wear prescription glasses, have extras on hand.
An emergency wrench or tool can shut off gas lines to avoid explosions and fires.
A fire extinguisher is key for safety.
FEMA suggests a battery-powered or hand-crank radio and a NOAA weather radio with tone alert, and extra batteries.
Garbage bags, wet wipes and plastic ties are necessary for personal sanitation. Extra diapers for babies are a good idea, too.
You'll need a three-day supply of non-perishable food.
Make sure you have a manual can opener for your food supplies.
A dust mask can filter contaminated air, especially in a fire zone.
A first aid kit is important when there's no medical care available.
Have a flashlight and extra batteries ready.
An emergency whistle can signal for help if you're trapped.