Important Safety Tips & Information
An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness is FEMA’s most comprehensive source on individual, family, and community preparedness. This guide provides a step-by-step approach to disaster preparedness by walking the reader through how to get informed about local emergency plans, how to identify hazards that affect their local area, and how to develop and maintain an emergency communications plan and disaster supplies kit. Other topics covered include evacuation, emergency public shelters, animals in disaster, and information specific to people with disabilities.
The Home Safety Council is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping prevent the nearly 21 million medical visits that occur on average each year from unintentional injuries in the home. Through national programs and partners across America, the Home Safety Council works to educate and empower families to take actions that help keep them safe in and around their homes.
There are a few simple steps you can take to become better prepared for an emergency.
Get Prepared! Resolve to be Ready!
With winter fast approaching, it is a good idea to prepare for the cold and what to do before a storm hits. Here are some tips on how to prepare for a winter storm and what to do during a winter storm.
Informative brochure from NOAA on winter Storms: Winter Storms: The Deceptive Killers
- Prepare for Winter Storms
- Winter Hazards FAQs
- Preventing Frozen Pipes
- Preventing Roof Ice Jams
- Heating Source Safety
Links to Web Sites Regarding Planning for Emergencies:
Department of Homeland Security-Preparing Makes Sense:http://www.ready.gov