Emergency Preparedness: Best Flashlight, First Aid Kit, Dehumidifier on Viewpoints

During a hurricane, having the right supplies on hand is important. Products from Maglite, Johnson & Johnson and Comfort-Aire are top rated on Viewpoints, a leading consumer reviews and product rankings website.

Oct 29, 2012, 16:00 ET from Viewpoints

CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safety is a top concern during severe weather, like Hurricane Sandy. Viewpoints reviewers (www.viewpoints.com) highly recommend these emergency products as useful and reliable when power is interrupted during natural disaster.

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1. Maglite 6-D Cell Flashlight ($20)

A powerful flashlight is essential. All reviewers give the Maglite 6-D Cell a big endorsement for its small size.

"Mag-Lite [is] one of the best flashlights I have ever owned." --mrgpk

"This light is light and easy for the little hands ... lighting you can count on."--safer08

2. Johnson & Johnson All-Purpose First Aid Kit ($10)

This first aid kit by Johnson & Johnson includes gauze, bandages, wipes, pain relievers, ointment, an instant ice pack - everything needed to treat a minor injury, earning it a perfect (100/100) rating.

"Knowing that I have put to use nearly everything in this kit, I can easily give this First Aid kit a high recommendation." --SpokaneMan

"Everyone should have one or two...or three!" --CrystaBush

3. Comfort-Aire 30 Pint Dehumidifier BHD-301 ($180)

This Comfort-Aire dehumidifier has a large capacity and an auto-shut off feature when full. In event of power outage, it will restart when power is back on its own.

"...It can hold a large amount of water. I like that it stops when it gets full so I don't have to worry about it overfilling." --malindast

"In January of this year, our town experienced the worst flood ever. I was one of the lucky ones and had only 5 feet of water in my basement...This ran day and night and in less than a week, my mud had dried up and could be shoveled out. There is no musty smell and everything is dry to the touch."--Krazylady

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