Bug-Out-Bag and G.O.O.D. Box - What's in Yours?

Instead of the usual fighting on here (which hey; is a lot of fun sometimes), I figure we could actually come together and cooperate on a thought project. The southeast just got hit by two epic hurricanes. We all know that. I gotta admit; my "preparation" was a bit lax. In 1-2 days time, I managed to round up all the food/water/gear that my wife and I would need for 3-4 days and put it in a big ol' tuffbox and load it into the car in case we got the order to evacuate. It was a giant pain... Bug-Out-Bag and G.O.O.D. Box - What's in Yours?
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