Pre-planning for emergencies such as home fires and natural disasters can help you and your family survive and cope with a disaster. By preparing in advance and working together as a team, creating a family disaster plan including a communication plan, disaster supplies kit, and an evacuation plan. Knowing what to do is your best protection!
There are actions that should be taken before, during and after an event that are unique to each hazard. Identify the hazards that have happened or could happen in your area and plan for the unique actions for each.
Below are some websites that can assist you in preparing!
Ready.gov – www.ready.gov
CDC Emergency Preparedness – www.emergency.cdc.gov/preparedness
NFPA.org – www.nfpa.org
Legal Documentation for Disasters – www.justgreatlawyers.com/legal-documents-to-prepare-for-emergency-preparedness
Taking time now to prepare for emergencies can help your family survive and cope with disaster. Each family or individual’s emergency kit should be customized. We have compiled a list of recommended items for you to consider when preparing your emergency kit.
You can download it here in PDF format.