National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. This yearly observance was created to focus on planning for disasters.  This year’s theme is based around the phrase “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.”

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Below are a few tips to help you stay prepared.

MAKE A PLAN
Have a plan of action including an evacuation route and a communication plan.

EMERGENCY ALERTS
Sign up to receive emergency alerts to your phone.

FIRST AID KIT
Create an emergency first aid kit.

DISASTER INSURANCE
Check your insurance for protection against certain disasters.

 

For more information on becoming better prepared for a disaster visit: https://www.ready.gov/