Disaster can strike quickly and without warning. It can force you to evacuate your neighborhood or confine you to your home. What would you do if basic services, such as water, gas, electricity, or telephones were cut off? You and your family should be prepared to take care of yourselves for 3 days or more following a major disaster. The Puget Sound area is susceptible to wind and winter storms, chemical spills, floods, fires, earthquakes, mud slides, train derailment, tsunamis and terrorism.
Who Depends On You?
When it comes to disaster preparedness, it is important to consider this question. Preparing now will make a difference for those who depend on you.
Click on the steps below to prepare today:
Make It Through
To learn more about how to survive a catastrophe, visit What to Do to Make it Through resource.
Practice & Becoming Familiar
Once you have prepared your plans and assembled your kit, your family needs to become familiar with the plans and practice the procedures in the plan. In addition, each year at Daylight Savings discuss and practice your plans and update your kit.