Are you prepared? Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes. Establish a plan today to include where the family will meet during a disaster or an emergency. To start developing a plan consider these 4 steps:
Step 1: Discuss the following questions before developing a plan.
- How will I(we) receive emergency alerts and warnings?
- What is a shelter plan?
- What is our local evacuation zone?
- What is my family/household communication plan?
Step 2: Consider specific needs in your household. Consider the supplies and specific daily living needs for those your household.
- Different ages
- Dietary needs
- Languages spoken
- Pet or service animals
- Disabilities or access and functional needs including devices and equipment
Step 3: Fill out a Family Emergency Plan.
Step 4: Practice your plan with your family/household.