You might enjoy our survival thread. We could use a new poster like you there:
Is Recession Preparing a New Breed of Survivalist? [Survival Today - an On going Thread #2]
Use old suitcases to keep all these items secure. When you need them just pick them up by the handle and you are ready to “rock and roll.” :) Someone told me to do that with old photo albums and all that kind of thing. Especially good for those living in high fire areas or floods where you are needing to evac in a HURRY.