Emergency Preparedness

Threatening weather and catastrophic storms can happen at any time day or night. Not only is it important to have an emergency plan in place for natural disasters but also a well-prepared emergency kit. It’s best to have enough food, water, and supplies to last at least 72 hours. Make sure your emergency kit contains the following basics, then consider the unique needs of your family and pets to include as well.

Basic items include:

Unique needs could include:

Make sure to maintain your kits as often as necessary to ensure its readiness. Also, rethink your family’s needs and update your kit annually. Keep your kit in a designated place at home and make sure all family members are aware of its location. You can also keep a kit of emergency supplies in your car for extra protection. For more information about planning ahead for disasters, visit the link below.


Plan Ahead for Disasters