Are You Prepared?

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Emergencies and disasters can happen anytime, anywhere and in any form. Will you be prepared?


What is the definition of prepare?

1: to make ready beforehand for some purpose or use
2: to work out the details of
3: to put together
4: to put into written form


 

 

 

What Are Some of the Different Types of Emergencies?

  • Tropical storms
  • Hurricanes
  • Tornados
  • Severe weather
  • Flooding
  • Hazardous materials incidents
  • Technological events
  • Man-made events
  • Gas line explosions
  • Multiple casualty events
  • Freeze warnings
  • Oil spills or other environmental emergencies
  • Homeland security

 

 

 

What Kind of Emergency Supplies Should I Have?

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Seven (7) day per person emergency supplies include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Seven (7) gallons of water;
  • Non-perishable food and utensils;
  • Change of clothing and footwear;
  • A blanket or sleeping bag;
  • First aid kit;
  • Flashlight and extra batteries;
  • Hygiene materials;
  • Medication;
  • Extra pair of glasses;
  • Important family documents in a waterproof container;
  • Emergency cash or traveler's checks.

Click on the links below for printable checklists to help you prepare.

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