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Sometimes what you know is more important than what you have. So do your research and read credible articles to increase your knowledge. For example, do you know what to do about water purification and disinfection? After a disaster it's likely that your water will be contaminated and not fit to drink until you treat it. You could purchase a water filter and tuck it away in a closet. But this comes with the risk that it might not work, could be damaged or just fails when you really need it. In comparison there are at least six ways to disinfect suspect water. If you know how to do this such as boiling the water or using chlorine breach, iodine or ultraviolet light to disinfect it you will know what to do in a worst-case scenario.
Another example of where knowledge is critical is that first aid kit. Just having one isn't enough if you don't know how to use its supplies. It's just critically important to know how to treat injured or sick people. All the first aid supplies in the world won't help you if you don't know how to use them. If you don't have the required skills you could likely take a course in first aid from at your local Red Cross chapter. Barring this there is a huge number of books available on first aid that you should read and have available close to your first aid kit. Two of the best of these are the U.S. Army First Aid Manual and the Living Ready Pocket Manual - First Aid: Fundamentals for Survival.
The thing is when you have skills and know how to do things you can always improvise and develop solutions to almost any problem.
Finally, it's important to know when to stay put and when to get out. This means watching your TV for updates and bulletins as to what's happening. And it's not a bad idea to have one of those portable, hand-cranked radios available so that if your electricity were to fail you could still keep up with the news.