Make A Plan

Be prepared for a disaster, before it strikes. Make an emergency kit that will sustain you and your family for at least 3 days, maybe longer. Here are some great tools to help get you started.

Preparing Makes Sense, Get Ready Now Opens in new Window. – PDF printer friendly document that includes an emergency kit list and how to develop an emergency plan.

Preparing Makes Sense Opens in new Window. brochure that provides additional information on how to prepare your family for a disaster.

Preparing Makes Sense - Booklet Opens in new Window. includes a family communications plan to get you started on your way to planning.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides a printable list of emergency kit supplies (PDF)Opens in new Window..
Here are a few of the most important items:

Pets

If you are a pet owner, this brochure will be helpful to provide special information to ensure your pet is also prepared for a disaster. Prepare for Emergencies Now: Information for Pet OwnersOpens in new Window..

Commuters

Are you a commuter? Make sure you have a plan for traveling between work and home, and other commonly visited locations. Before an emergency happens, complete this Commuter Emergency Plan (PDF)Opens in new Window. and keep a copy in your wallet or other safe place where you can access it in the event of a disaster.