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The best...emergency gear

Luminaid, Coleman Dual Fuel 2-Burner Stove, and more

Luminaid
This inflatable, solar-powered LED lamp can be “as useful at a campsite as during a catastrophe.” Four hours of sun yield six to eight hours of light. When deflated, it folds for easy storage.
$19, luminaid.com
Source: Men’s Journal

Generac GP5500 5939
This gas-powered 5,500-watt generator is a great value. It costs hundreds less than our top-rated generator but performs nearly as well. It’ll supply “enough power to keep your fridge, furnace, microwave, computer, and some lights on.”
$829, wayfair.com
Source: Consumer Reports

Coleman Dual Fuel 2-Burner Stove
A natural disaster may well knock out your electric or gas stove. This portable two-burner is a “great option” when you need an alternative way to cook. It runs on Coleman stove fuel or unleaded gasoline.
$130, coleman.com
Source: TheWireCutter.com

Eton BoostTurbine2000
Don’t fret if your cell phone dies during an outage. “Each minute of sweat equity” that you put into hand-cranking this pocket-size battery charger provides 30 seconds of talk time. It can also “borrow volts” from a conventional outlet.
$60, etoncorp.com
Source: Engadget.com 

SteriPen Adventurer Opti
“Ensure access to clean drinking water” with this handy, pen-size purifier. It uses UV light to kill bacteria and can decontaminate up to 16 ounces of non-murky water in less than a minute.
$90, steripen.com
Source: Techlicious.com  

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