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Family Preparedness Plan


Get PREPared!  ---  Make a Plan

Disaster can strike quickly and without warning. It can force you to evacuate your neighborhood or confine you to your home. What would you do if basic services--water, gas, electricity or telephones--were cut off? Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach everyone right away. Therefore, the best way to make your family and your home safer is to be prepared before disaster strikes.

Prepare your Home

WA State's Preparedness

BC's Preparedness

Arizona's Preparedness

Ask PREP for WA's Emergency Resource Guide

 

Terrorism--Preparing for the Unexpected

Food and Water in an Emergency (A5055)(FEMA 477)

Shelter-in-Place in an Emergency

Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes

Power Outage

Family Disaster Planning
Preparing for Disaster (A4600)(FEMA 475)
Make sure your family has a plan in place before a disaster occurs. Tips are provided on how to prepare for any event with a plan that includes a supplies kit and emergency checklist for your important personal considerations, items and documents.

Helping Children Cope with Disasters (A4499)(FEMA 478)
Find tips on how to help your child to cope with disaster.

Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and other Special Needs (A4497)(FEMA 476)
Additional information for the elderly and people with mobility impairments or hearing, seeing, or learning disabilities.

Animal Safety
Make sure you are ready to handle pets, service animals and livestock during an emergency.

Financial Preparations
How to minimize property damage and financial risks.

Business & Industry Guide
A step-by-step approach to emergency planning, response and recovery for companies of all sizes.

Related Links

Emergency Preparedness Kit 
Emergencies can strike at any time. Be prepared with an Emergency Preparedness Kit, Adult 1- or 3-day.

www.prepare.org
Disaster preparedness materials for seniors, children, people with disabilities and animal and pet owners.

 


HAM IT UP

Community Info:  Point Roberts needs Ham operators

September Tip: Be a community team player.  Learn--Practice--Learn. Have an exit plan for emergencies.(Fire, Earthquakes, Tsunamis)  EDITH can save your life.  So can a Ham.   Call Jud @ 945-0533 for more information.


VERY IMPORTANT   THE FIRE DEPARTMENT--CERT--PREP  are one team. ---FIRE folks lead.---Our one goal is to save your life.
Any takers??? We need your assistance.  Let's work together to protect our community.   

 

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