OK, we're going to talk about the traditional definition of preparedness, the supplies and equipment. However, you need a preparedness plan first, you want the equipment in your possession to support your plan, to allow you to execute your intent. The kits are not the plan, they are the tool to enhance the skills and knowledge you have. Family, their needs, sheltering in place, timeline and a detailed review of your animalistic requirements define this episode.
Your equipment needs are likely far less than you think.