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Disaster Preparedness

There Are Real Benefits to Being Prepared

People also can reduce the impact of disasters and sometimes avoid the danger completely by by taking preventative measures such as flood-proofing and securing items that could shake loose in an earthquake.


The Need to Prepare is Real


You have a responsibility to protect yourself and your family by knowing what to do before, during, and after an event. Some examples of what you can do follow:


Basic Preparedness


Escape Routes
Draw a floor plan of your home. Use a blank sheet of paper for each floor. Mark two escape routes from each room. Make sure children understand the drawings. Post a copy of the drawings at eye level in each child's room.


Where to Meet
Establish a place to meet in the event of an emergency, such as a fire. Record the locations below:




Where to meet...

Near the home

For example, the next door neighbor's telephone pole

Outside the immediate area

For example, the neighborhood grocery store parking lot


Family Communications
Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so plan how you will contact one another. Think about how you will communicate in different situations.
Complete a contact card for each family member. Have family members keep these cards handy in a wallet, purse, backpack, etc. You may want to send one to school with each child to keep on file. Pick a friend or relative who lives out-of-state for household members to notify they are safe.


Special Needs
If you or someone close to you has a disability or a special need, you may have to take additional steps to protect yourself and your family in an emergency.


Disability/Special Need

Additional Steps

Hearing impaired

May need to make special arrangements to receive warnings.

Mobility impaired

May need special assistance to get to a shelter.

Single working parent

May need help to plan for disasters and emergencies.

Non-English speaking persons

May need assistance planning for and responding to emergencies. Community and cultural groups may be able to help keep people informed.

People without vehicles

May need to make arrangements for transportation.

People with special dietary needs

Should take special precautions to have an adequate emergency food supply.



Create a Family Disaster Plan

Once you know what disasters are possible in your area, talk about how to prepare and how to respond if one occurs.


Here is how to create your Family Disaster Plan:


Pick two places to meet:



Disaster Supplies Kit Basics
The following items might be needed at home or for an evacuation. Keeping them in an easy-to-carry backpack or duffel bag near your door would be best in case you need to evacuate quickly, such as in a tsunami, flash flood, or major chemical emergency. Store your kit in a convenient place known to all family members. Kit basics are:



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