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In the movies, action heroes survive all manner of disasters with nothing but bravery and a repertoire of sarcastic quips. Those qualities might come in handy during real-life emergencies, too — but when the cameras aren't rolling on your life, having the right emergency supplies on hand is the most important thing you can do to be ready.
Of course, the absolute best survival supplies to have on hand depend on what sort of emergency you're facing: Is it a tornado, an earthquake, a hurricane, a flood, getting lost in the woods, or a very scary, very personal medical emergency?
No matter what you're facing, we've got you covered for all of the above, with this roundup of 35 things that could save you — or at least make you much more comfortable — in almost any emergency.