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Tailor Your Emergency Prep Plan to Your Needs

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As you prepare, tailor your plans and supplies to your specific daily living needs and responsibilities. Most or all individuals have both specific personal needs as well as resources to assist others. You and your household and others you help or rely on for assistance should work together. As part of tailoring your plans, consider working [...]

Emergency Shelter Plans

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Choosing to take shelter is necessary in many emergencies. Taking appropriate shelter is critical in times of disaster. Sheltering is appropriate when conditions require that you seek protection in your home, place of employment or other location when disaster strikes. Sheltering outside the hazard area could include staying with friends and relatives, seeking commercial lodging or [...]

Emergency Evacuation Plans For You and Your Family

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Prepare now in the event of an evacuation. Evacuations are more common than many people realize. Fires and floods cause evacuations most frequently across the U.S. and almost every year, people along coastlines evacuate as hurricanes approach. In addition, hundreds of times a year, transportation and industrial accidents release harmful substances, forcing many people to leave [...]

Community & Other Emergency Plans

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Ask local officials about your community’s disaster plans. Ask local officials the following questions about your community’s disaster/emergency plans. What hazards are most likely? How will I get alerts and warnings? What is the advice and plans for sheltering and evacuation for the hazards that may impact the community? Are there emergency contact numbers I should [...]

Workplace Emergency Plans

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Like individuals and families, schools, daycare providers, workplaces, neighborhoods and apartment buildings should all have site-specific emergency plans. Ask about plans at the places where your family spends the most time: work, school and other places you frequent. If none exist, consider volunteering to help develop one. You will be better prepared to safely reunite your [...]

School Emergency Plans

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Like individuals and families, schools, daycare providers, workplaces, neighborhoods and apartment buildings should all have site-specific emergency plans. Ask about plans at the places where your family spends the most time: work, school and other places you frequent. If none exist, consider volunteering to help develop one. You will be better prepared to safely reunite your [...]

Make An Emergency Communication Plan

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This page explains why you should make and Emergency Communication Plan. It also provides tips and templates on how to make a plan. Why Make An Emergency Communication Plan? Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to think about the following situations and plan just in case. Consider the [...]