Emergency Preparedness

Are you prepared for an emergency? The following provides sources for preparation on various topics.

Make the “Are you ready?” a link to http://www.ready.gov/are-you-ready-guide

Are You Ready? provides in-depth information on specific hazards including what to do before, during and after each hazard type. The following hazards are covered: Floods, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Thunderstorms and Lightning, Winter Storms and Extreme Cold, Extreme Heat, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Landslide and Debris Flows (Mudslide), Tsunamis, Fires, Wildfires, Hazardous Materials Incidents, Household Chemical Emergencies, Nuclear Power Plant and Terrorism (including Explosion, Biological, Chemical, Nuclear and Radiological hazards).

Emergency Supply List (printable) from FEMA


Emergency preparedness with kids


First Aid Kit Check list


Other Preparedness Kits


Health and Safety Guide from American Red Cross


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