As the World grapples with the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus that has the health care system at a tipping point, a growing number of countries across the globe are ordering their citizens to stay at home.
Now that we are not sure how long coronavirus will last, here is a list of things you might need to survive the lock down.
1. Dry foods.
This include food items such as rice, Pasta, flour, beans, green grams, spaghetti, powder milk, cereals et cetera.
2. Kitchen supplies.
Thing such as Sugar, spices, cooking oil, water, water gourd etc
If you have a space enough for a kitchen garden plant vegetables such as kales, spinach onions et cetera.
Stock commodities such as menstruation pain medicine, Paracetamol, anti diarrhea medicine, inhalers, among others items without forgetting functioning first aid kit in case of emergency.
4. General sanitization & personal hygiene
This includes items such as sanitary towels, methylated spirit, masks, vinegar, soaps, gloves, sanitizers et cetera.
Communication being the exchange of information or passing of information, ideas or thought from one person to the other or from one end to the other, you need commodities such as Wi Fi, Phones airtime, Cable TV prepayment etc to keep you updated or to pass information where need be.
6. Energy & Light
Make sure you have an Extra gas, Extra prepaid electricity units, Jiko, Charcoal, torches, lighters, candles, generator, fuel, personal vehicle at full tank et cetera.
Make sure you have both solid and liquid money at hand.
Other items include books to keep you busy as well as updated, games, security contacts et cetera.