Individuals and Families


 
You could be anywhere when disaster strikes – at work, at school or in the car.  
How will you contact your family?                                                                                                      Small family of four
         

Emergencies and disasters can strike quickly and without warning, such as an
earthquake. Or, they may develop slowly and allow adequate time for public
warning, such as with a severe winter storm. Either way, there are proven
steps you can take individually or with your family to increase your chances of
survival and build self-reliance and confidence that you've got it handled.

The links provided below are to reliable resources from a variety of organizations.
Refer to these as you put together a plan to systematically plan for the disasters
and significant emergencies that are expected here. Whenever possible, involve
your family and your neighborhood.  Preparedness is a team sport.