Personal Preparedness

It's easier to cope with disaster by preparing in advance and working together as a team. Knowing what to do is your best protection and an important responsibility of everyone.

The following video provides some basic emergency preparedness information.


Make a plan. Build a kit. Help each other.

The message is simple. Be ready to survive on your own for a minimum of three days following a disaster. For large disasters, you may not receive any government assistance for up to seven days or longer. Learn more at