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Sep 12, 2022

Disaster response is underway, and a new normal is emerging.

PREP TIPS: Learn Evacuation Information

Sep 12, 2022

During an emergency or disaster, local emergency management officials use news media and social media to issue evacuation orders. Your evacuation zone determines when you should evacuate – zones at higher risk are prioritized for evacuation. Local emergency management officials will also share which evacuation routes...

Item of the Week: ID & Important Documents

Sep 12, 2022

Why do you need identification and other documents in your emergency kit?

Well, it’s not to fuel a makeshift fire (that’s what waterproof matches are for). It’s to be able to rebuild your life after a disaster or emergency. 

Think about it. If your house is destroyed in a hurricane, for example, do you have a...

Sep 12, 2022

The road to recovery is long, and new threats emerge.

PREP TIPS: Make A Plan

Dec 6, 2019


Making a plan before a disaster means not having to figure things out during one. 

Here are a few things you want to work out now:

  • If you need to stay, where/how will you do it?
  • If you have to leave, how will you do it and where will you go?
  • If you have other people to worry about, do they know what to do?