A little preparation could protect your life and the lives of those around you. It only takes a few minutes to develop a plan. When finished, you'll have a pocket-size emergency plan at hand.
Build a Kit
Remember how long it took to pack for your last vacation? The last thing you want to worry about in a disaster is packing. That’s why everyone should have an Emergency Supply Kit ready to go. Use this checklist to help you assemble your kit.
Education for Children
speak slowly and give as much detail to the 9-1-1 operator as possible
Study the questions
People with functional needs
should be included in the planning process
Know how to prepare
Pets & Livestock
only permit pets that are service animals
Learn the facts
health and safety should be your first concern
View safety issues
When Temps Rise Outside, Get Inside! Learn more about preparing for and coping with extreme heat at www.ready.gov/heat.