Prepare to Protect.
Week #1: Make A Plan.
Talk to your friends and family about how you will communicate before, during, and after a disaster. It is important to take into consideration the specific needs in your own household, and to engage your entire family in the planning process. LEARN MORE
Week #2: Build A Kit
Gather supplies that will last for several days after a disaster for everyone living in your home. Don’t forget to consider the unique needs each person or pet may have in case you have to evacuate quickly. Update your kits and supplies based on recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control. LEARN MORE
Week #3: Low-Cost, No-Cost Preparedness
Natural disasters don’t wait for a convenient time. Preparing for them shouldn’t wait either. Start today by signing up for ALERTS, safe-guarding important documents, and taking other low cost and no cost preparedness actions to lessen the impact of disasters and emergencies for you and your family.
Week #4: Teach Youth About Preparedness
Talk to your kids about preparing for emergencies and what to do in case you are separated. Reassure them by providing information about how they can get involved. RESOURCES