American Red Cross of Wyoming shares what to include in a Family Emergency Binder

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (WYOMING NEWS NOW) -- The American Red Cross of Wyoming is helping us get prepared, and showing us what to include in a Family Emergency Binder so you’ll have all your important information in one place during an emergency.

You may need this information if you have to prove who you are when returning home after a disaster and also having copies of important documents should your home be destroyed makes recovery just a little bit easier.

What to include:

Family and friends phone numbers and addresses
Credit card numbers and phone numbers plus websites and passwords
Insurance card and phone numbers
Banking information
Investments/401k info/pension info
Copies of your drivers license, birth certificate, social security card and military records
Advanced medical directives, medical power of attorney
immunization and medical records
Legal documents such as house deeds, car titles, wills, power of attorney, passports,death certificates for family members
Extra keys to vehicles, house, lock boxes