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The best ... emergency helpers

The Red Cross family first aid kit, a 4-in-1 emergency tool, and more

Motorola Clutch i465
Stay in touch “even when the cell network fails.” This phone’s “built-in walkie-talkie” can radio similar phones within six miles.
Price: $130
Contact: Motorola.com
Source:
Popular Science

4-in-1 Emergency Tool
No need to lug around an entire toolbox. This heavy-duty, 1-pound tool can pry open doors, dig through debris, and shut off gas valves and water meters.
Price: $17
Contact: Onduty1.com
Source:
Popular Mechanics

Red Cross Family First Aid Kit
You never know when you’re going to need a first-aid kit. This family pack stocks more than enough supplies to treat minor cuts and burns.
Price: $25
Contact: Redcrossstore.org
Source:
Real Simple

All-Clear UV Water Purification System
The ultraviolet light built into this 32-ounce bottle “zaps waterborne bacteria, viruses, and protozoa in 80 seconds.” A rechargeable battery is located inside the lid.
Price: $130
Contact: Camelbak.com
Source:
Popular Science

FR600 Solarlink NOAA Radio
For “long-term emergencies,” most hand-cranked radios just won’t cut it. Eton’s model can run on sunlight, has built-in LED lights, and can be used to charge cell phones.
Price: $80
Contact: Eton.com
Source:
Popular Mechanics

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