Vodka is good for cleaning windows, keeping flowers fresh, cutting down on stinky foot odor, tightening pores, and acting as both a local anesthetic and disinfectant for wounds. You, however, should just keep a few bottles tucked away for drinking, because you were just in a major earthquake and you’re going to be freaking out a little bit. And after you stop freaking out, you’re going to be bored and want a cocktail.
2. A portable, battery-operated radio
No electricity. No Wi-Fi. No phones. This is the one of many things on the list that you won’t actually go out and get, but it’s the one you’ll regret most, when you’re literally in the dark with no information.