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Resolve to be Ready

Preparing for an emergency is a key step you can take to protect yourself and your family. When an emergency strikes, there may not be time to come up with a plan or make sure you know where to go. Luckily, there are many resources available to help you make a plan and prepare your household for the worst.

Make A Plan - Ready.Gov

You never know when an emergency - or what type of emergency - may strike. Through this website, you can learn more about the types of emergencies that could impact our area, and how to plan for them. Learn the five key questions to discuss with your household to create the emergency plan most appropriate for your family, consider specific needs your household may have, create a Family Emergency Communication Plan, and then learn how to practice your plan!

Create Your Family Emergency Communication Plan

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has a three-step plan individuals and families can use to always be prepared - Collect, Share, Practice. This website details each step, helping you through the process of preparing, and provides forms for you to use to make sure you always have important phone numbers and information you may need in an emergency.