Emergency bag

Consider the following items for an emergency bag -

Spare clothing for yourself (pehaps just some 'basics' from the supermarket)

Spare clothing for children, favourite toys / books

Essential toiletries, nappies, baby equipment

Essential medications and prescriptions

Mobile phone or phone card

Spare house, car and work keys


Sentimental items / photographs


Documents you may need after you leave -

Birth certificates

Marriage certificate, divorce papers


Drivers licence

Car registration, MOT and insurance papers

Address / phone book

Injunctions / legal papers

Bank details, cheque books, debit/credit cards

Welfare, benefit books, immigration documents

Tenancy agreement, lease or mortgage documuments, house title deeds

Childrens school and medical records

Childrens residency papers