Are You Prepared?
Useful Tips & Checklists
Print out the following safety tips and checklists and review them with your family:
- General Preparedness & Planning
- Prepare Your Workplace & Employees
- Fire Damage
- Water Damage & Flooding
- Winter Storm
- Caring For Your Emotional Health Following a Disaster
- Caring For Your Pets in an Emergency
72-Hour Emergency Kits
Each of the following lists vary but all are good resources and include great information to build your emergency kit:
- Get Ready America
- About LDS Guide
- American Red Cross
Have a Plan. Plan different escape routes from your home with your family. Decide where you will meet if you are separated. Have one contact person to report everyone’s well-being.
Practice the Plan. Communicate the plan to your family and educate them about the different disaster scenarios. Practicing the plan is the best way to be sure the information is fresh on everyone’s mind.
Utilize Online Resources. There are many educational online resources available to you for helping you prepare for disasters, including the American Red Cross and FEMA websites.