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Several items are becoming paramount to surviving on the island without electricity and water: solar lights, water filters and gas cooking stoves for example.

We put together a few items we are using and that other community organizations have recommended below. If you are in need of these items, please contact us – we can’t make any promises, but we may be able to put you in touch with an organization who is distributing these items.

Please note: we do not sell these items or receive any ad revenue for placing these items on our website or by telling people to shop on Amazon. We list them simply to provide information for people. If you have any ideas for other survival tools, please suggest them!

Solar Lights

MPOWERD Luci EMRG – 3-in-1 Emergency Inflatable Solar Light

Price: $7.50 – $14.95

Camping Lantern – Solar Rechargeable LED Light by Browon 

Price: $11.95 

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  • LIGHTWEIGHT AND COLLAPSABLE for Backpacking, Camping, Patio, and Emergency Go Bags
  • USB POWER OUTPUT for Emergency Charging of Devices
  • BACKUP BATTERY COMPARTMENT for Additional Backup Power
  • HIGH GRADE MATERIAL for heavy duty weather resistant construction
  • Buy on Amazon

LED Camping Lantern, Solar Outdoor Rechargeable LED Flashlight – Outdoor Survival Lamp

Price: $16.99 
Sale: $12.99
  • ✔ Lightweight & Portable: extremely lightweight build allows you to take your lantern on the go with ease.
  • ✔ SOLAR and DC charging 2 charging way
  • ✔ Multi-function: Handheld flashlight & LED lantern 2 in 1 design, free to switch the feature you needed. 5V USB output design, provide emergency charging for your phone (IOS not included)
  • ✔ Dependable Build: Our lantern is built for maximum brightness whilst maintaining a long battery life; promising long-time durability, no matter where you go
  • Buy it on Amazon

kaito solar lanternKaito KA249W Multi-functional / Solar 4-way Powered LED Camping Lantern with AM/FM NOAA Weather Radio & Cell Phone Charger

Price: $24.98 Free Shipping for Prime Members
  • Multi-functional solar / hand crank LED camping lantern with AM/FM NOAA weather radio & cell phone charger
  • Solar, hand crank, batteries & 5V DC USB 4-way powered lantern for outdoor use and emergency preparedness
  • Super-bright,long-life & energy-efficient 8-LED lantern with 2-level brightness adjustment
  • Built-in output 5V standard USB port for charging cell phone and other compatible portable device
  • Built-in speaker and telescopic antenna for loud, crispy sound and razor-sharp reception
  • Buy it on Amazon

kaito solar lanternKaito Rechargeable & Portable Solar LED Lantern

Price: $19.98 Free Shipping for Prime Members
  • Multi-functional portable indoor/outdoor rechargeable LED lantern with a built-in 1 watt LED flashlight
  • 2,500 mAh high-capacity rechargeable battery provides up to 8 hours of continuous lighting
  • 2-way charging with either the included power cord for universal direct wall plug-in (90-240V at 50/60 Hz) at home or built-in high-efficiency solar panel while without access to electricity, a minimum of 400 charging cycles guaranteed
  • Buy it on Amazon

Solar Rechargeable HeadlampSolar Rechargeable LED Headlamp

Price: $18.99 Free Shipping for Prime Members
  • ★SOLAR RECHARGEABLE LITHIUM BATTERY : It has a sun light charging board can provide a steady stream of energy and the USB cable support power output. With built-in rechargeable lithium battery ,this LED headlight work for the longest night activities with 3-4 hours charging time.It can work up to 6-8 hours under full charge.
  • Buy it on Amazon

60 LED Solar Security Light

Price: $48.50
  • 60 bright white LED lamps with a reflective intensifier
  • Detects motion up to 50 feet away
  • Adjustable delay time – light turns off after 5-120 seconds unless motion is detected
  • Easy to install – no power necessary
  • Buy on Amazon

Water Filtration Systems / Water Filters

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

Price: $17.67
  • Filters up to 1000 liters of contaminated water without iodine, chlorine, or other chemicals; does not require batteries and has no moving parts
  • Removes minimum 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites, and filters to 0.2 microns; surpasses EPA filter standards
  • Buy on Amazon

Sawyer Products Mini Water Filtration System

Price: $22.61
  • High performance filter fits in the palm of your hand; weighs just 2 ounces; 0.1 Micron absolute hollow fiber membrane inline filter
  • Attaches to included drinking pouch, standard disposable water bottles, hydration packs, or use the straw to drink directly from your water source
  • Removes 99.99999% of all bacteria, such as salmonella, cholera, and E.coli; removes 99.9999% of all protozoa, such as giardia and cryptosporidium
  • Filter rated up to 100,000 gallons; includes 16-ounce reusable squeeze pouch, 7-inch drinking straw, and cleaning plunger
  • Buy on Amazon

Survivor  Reusable/Cleanable Water Filter  0.05 Micron 3 Stage Filtration – 100,000L Membrane, Replaceable Carbon and 6 Cotton Pre-Filters Included

Sale: $29.99 – $39.95 Free Shipping for Prime Members
  • Tested in Columbus Ohio to show 99.9% Removal of Virus, Staph and Bacteria. 
  • Never throw it away thanks to the 3 Removable Internal Filter Stages
  • TRIPLE FILTRATION: Consisting of Ultra Membrane Filter, Carbon Filter and Mesh Cotton Pre-Filter PLUS comes with 4 extra mesh filters Cotton Pre-Filters! 
  • Can also be used directly from a fresh water source and with a Smart Water or Dasani Water Bottle making the Survivor Filter the Most Versatile Personal Water Filter Straw Available.
  • If you don’t love your Survivor Filter, simply return it and we will refund 100% of your purchase.
  • Buy on Amazon

Camping Stoves

MSR WhisperLite International Stove

Price: $98.97
  • Multi-Fuel-Burns white gas, kerosene and unleaded gasoline
  • Light and Sturdy: Lightweight stainless steel legs offer excellent durability
  • Compact: Folds small and fits inside most MSR pots.
  • Field Maintainable: Self-cleaning Shaker Jet technology and new, one-piece leg assembly allow fast cleaning and maintenance in the field.
  • Includes: Fuel pump, windscreen, heat reflector, small-parts kit, instructions, and stuff sack. (Fuel bottle not included)/Made in Seattle, USA
  • Buy on Amazon – Fuel bottle NOT included (see below)

MSR Fuel Bottle 

Price: $13.46 – $55.99
  • Fuel bottles designed to accept threads on MSR fuel pumps and come with leak-proof, push and twist caps
  • These fuel bottles handle necessary pressurization to efficiently operate MSR liquid fuel stoves
  • Find the perfect size for your adventure: 11oz, 20oz and 30oz
  • Buy on Amazon


Coleman Gas Stove - Duel Fuel - Two BurnersColeman Guide Series Powerhouse Dual Fuel Stove

List Price: $179.99 
Price: $139.99 Free Shipping for Prime Members
You Save: $40.00 (22%)
  • Dual Fuel™ design conveniently burns Coleman® Liquid Fuel or unleaded gasoline
  • 1 gallon of Coleman® Liquid Fuel lasts as long as 4.5 cylinders of propane
  • 17,000 total BTUs of cooking power
  • Fits a 12-in. and 10-in. pan at the same time
  • Buy on Amazon

Coleman Gas Stove - Duel Fuel - One BurnerColeman Sportster II Dual Fuel 1-Burner Stove

Price: $72.20 Free Shipping for Prime Members
  • Dual Fuel™ design conveniently burns Coleman® Liquid Fuel or unleaded gasoline
  • 1 gallon of Coleman® Liquid Fuel lasts as long as 4.5 cylinders of propane
  • 10,000 total BTUs of cooking power
  • Fits a 6-in. pan
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JetBoil Cooking SystemJetboil Zip Cooking System

Price: $79.90 Free Shipping for Prime Members
  • 0.8 Liter FluxRing® cooking cup with insulating cozy
  • Adjustable burner,Match ignition.Drink-through lid with pour spout & strainer
  • Bottom cover doubles as a measuring cup and bowl
  • Compatible with all Jetboil accessories.Able to store a 100g Jetpower fuel can
  • Included Fuel Canister Stabilizer. Pot Support and Jetpower fuel sold separately
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Etekcity Ultralight Portable Outdoor Backpacking Camping Stoves with Piezo Ignition (Orange)

Price: $13.99 Free Shipping for Prime Members
  • BROAD COMPATABLITY: Compatible with any 7/16 thread single butane/butane-propane mixed fuel canisters (EN 417)
  • FLAME CONTROL: Adjustable control valve for fast maximum heat output 
  • LEAVE NO TRACE: Adheres to “Leave No Trace” principles set forth by the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and National Park Service. Burns clean, with no debris or soot left behind. 1 Year WARRANTY
  • Buy on Amazon


Fans / Cooling Devices – BATTERY OPERATED

HAITRAL 2-IN-1 BATTERY OPERATED – LED Tent Light Fan Portable Camping Lantern with Ceiling Fan

Price: $17.99 
Sale: $12.99 Free Shipping for Prime Members
You Save: $5.00
  • Combination of Light and Fan: 2-IN-1 lightweight and portable Camping Lantern with Fan, Dimensions:6.25″ x 6.25″ x 7.25″
  • FAN and LED Light: Adjustable 2 wind speed models, High or Low wind. 360° adjustable lighting angle, with 18 powerful LED bulbs, it can provide you with great brightness and will illuminate all the night
  • Portable and easy to use: Built in handle with hanging hook, It works as a standing fan or light. You can take it while walking and hang it on trees, in tents, indoor or any other places
  • Power Supply: The fan light requires 2 D cell batteries (not included)
  • Buy on Amazon

Solar Panels

Renogy E.FLEX 10W Ultra Thin Portable Monocrystalline Solar Panel Charger with USB Port

Price: $39.99
  • High efficient black monocrystalline solar cells.
  • No charge delay when moved in and out of sun.
  • Auto-optimization charging; overcharge protection.
  • Ultra-thin; water-resistant.
  • Included carabiners and suction cups for easy attachment.
  • Buy on Amazon

Goal Zero Nomad 7 Plus (V2) Solar Panel w/ USB port

Price: $99.99
  • Best used to direct charge phones, small devices, and 10-30 watt rechargers
  • Charge phones and USB devices directly from the sun, featuring a dynamic auto-restart and intelligent electronics that optimize output to match the device
  • Easy-to-read LED indicator displays strength of solar conditions. 
  • Detachable kickstand provides optimum angle placement, natural shade for charging devices and a vented pocket for temperature regulation. 
  • Buy on Amazon

Goal Zero Boulder 100 Briefcase, 100 Watt Monocrystalline Solar Panel

Price: $299.95
  • Lightweight, 100-watt monocrystalline solar panel with briefcase folding enclosure
  • Features rigid, anodized aluminum and tempered glass construction
  • Ideal for camping, emergency, or off-grid situations
  • Engineered to solar recharge Goal Zero Yeti Portable Power Stations
  • Comes with a 1-year limited warranty
  • Buy on Amazon

Goal Zero Yeti 400 Portable Power Station, 400Wh Battery Powered Generator with 12V, AC and USB Outputs

Price: $449.95
  • 396Wh lead acid battery portable power station can power up to 7 devices at once (33Ah @ 12V)
  • Continuous 300W, 600W surge pure-sine wave inverter, 2.1A USB ports, 120W 12V ports
  • Charge phones, tablets, laptops, cameras, and most small devices. Backup power for small appliances, lights, and more
  • Recharges from AC, 12V or solar panels (sold separately). Gas-free generator alternative with no noise, no fumes, no maintenance
  • Chainable with other 33Ah lead acid batteries for longer runtimes
  • Designed and engineered by power station experts with a US-based customer service center
  • Buy on Amazon

Other Solar Energy Products

Portable Household Battery Solar Charger

Price: $35.00
  • Durable high-impact case
  • LED lamps indicate full charge
  • On/off switch to prevent overcharging or battery drain
  • Fully charges rechargeable AA, AAA, C, D and 9V batteries
  • Easy carry-handle doubles as a stand for optimum exposure to sun
  • Buy on Amazon

5 Gallon Summer Solar Shower

List Price: $34.99 
Price: $32.33 Free Shipping for Prime Members
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  • 5-gallon outdoor shower powered by solar technology
  • 4-ply construction with reflector panel and insulator panel
  • Easy-to-use on/off showerhead and extra-large filling valve
  • Side pocket for soap and shampoo; water temperature gauge
  • Velcro straps for wash cloths; weighs 1 pounds 4 ounces
  • Buy on Amazon

Please note: we do not receive any ad revenue for placing these items on our website or by telling people to shop on Amazon. We list them simply to provide information for people. 

If you have any ideas for other survival tools, please suggest them!


SUPERBAND 10 Pack All Natural Mosquito Repellent Bracelets

List Price: $9.99 
Price: $8.49 Free Shipping for Prime Members
You Save: $1.50 (15%)
  • NO HARSH CHEMICALS OR DEET! : Our Superbands are infused with 3 all natural oils proven to be an effective and safe insect repellent for kids, adults, and even pets!
  • WATERPROOF, NON-TOXIC, AND ALL-NATURAL: Safely wear swimming, hiking, barbecuing, golfing, camping, and wherever else life’s adventures take you!
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Magnetic Screen Door Mesh Screen Door, 34”x82” MAX Full Frame Velcro Fly Mosquitos Bug Insect Screen for Sliding Glass Door French Door Patio Door, 

Screen Door for Mosquitos

Full Frame Hook & Loop

Price: $39.99 
Sale: $16.99 Free Shipping for Prime Members
You Save: $23.00 (58%)
  • KEEP BUGS OUT – This innovative screen door keep your family away from annoying mosquitos, flies and insects. The meshes are small and enough to keep the smallest insects outside.Let fresh air in, help us keep cool during the hot summer months.
  • SAFE FOR KIDS/PETS – Best used on back doors, front doors, as a patio mesh door, or a pet screen door.
  • The screen door can be easily installed in just a few minutes. It do not require any special tools or expertise for installation. Simply attach the handy hook and loop on your door frame and enjoy some peace of mind.
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Price: $45.00 
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  • PEACEFUL NIGHTS THE NATURAL WAY: Get a good night’s sleep mosquito free and without bug spray on your skin! 
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More Survival Tools

Portable Hand Crank WasherEcowash Portable Hand Cranked Non-Electric Washing Machine by Avalon Bay, Counter Top Washer for Camping, Apartments, RV’s, or Delicates

Price: $59.99 
Sale: $55.95 Free Shipping for Prime Members
You Save: $4.04 (7%)
  • The EcoWash is a Hand-Cranked mini washing machine, capable of washing 5 lbs of laundry in minutes. 
  • The unique design of the Avalon Bay EcoWash features none of the agitators or protruding elements on the inside, unlike other mini-washers that end up tearing apart your clothes
  • ECO-FRIENDLY: The EcoWash portable washing machine is a huge money-saver. It requires no electricity to run, and it uses only a fraction of the amount of water and soap/detergent used by electric washing machines
  • CONVENIENT: The lightweight, highly portable EcoWash mini washing machine is best suited for apartments, campers, RV’s, boats, and delicate clothes
  • Buy on Amazon

LED HeadlampHead Torchlight Sensor LED With Red Light Rechargeable outdoor Headlamp 

Price: $9.88 Free Shipping for Prime Members
  • ❤️️Material:ABS Working Time:5 to 20 hours/Charge Time :2.5 hours /Light beads: CREE XPE 3W
  • ❤️️Product Net Dimensions: 1.6 x 2.4x 1.4IN ;weight: 2.7OZ/Shipping Weight:3.9OZ/Switch: silicone waterproof switch
  • ❤️️Waterproof & Durable: Will Withstand Heavy Rain, Cold, Heat, Dropping on the Ground. 
  • ❤️️Built-in:Li-polymer Battery 3.7v/1200mAh(included)/with USB data cable(included)/Mini portable/Sensor control USB rechargeable
  • ❤️️Hand wave Sensor +SOS Red Lights:Use waving senses to completely liberate your hands.
  • Buy on Amazon


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