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Emergency preparedness vest apparatus includes a front panel and a back panel, each of which panels include pockets for receiving and holding elements to sustain a wearer during an emergency situation. The elements include food, clothing, and shelter elements. Included in the arrangement of the pockets are both inside and outside pockets. The outside pockets are substantially more numerous than the inside pockets, and receive individual items, while the inside pockets may receive larger, more bulky items, such as clothing and a ground cloth. The vest may be sized appropriate to the wearer.