Disasters disrupt hundreds of thousands of lives every year. Each disaster has lasting effects, both to people and property. And yet, only approximately one-third of individuals surveyed thought that a disaster was likely to strike their community. The most effective way to lessen the effects of a disaster, should one occur in your area, is to be prepared.
There are 3 simple steps to Being Prepared:
Preparing your family, your home, and your business to withstand the impacts of a disaster is one of the best ways to ensure your safety should a major emergency occur. Browse the contents of the Preparedness section to learn more about what you can do to be prepared for a disaster. Watch the video below to learn how easy it is to get prepared
Think you're already prepared? Take the following challenge to see how prepared you really are:
Now, review your answers above. Take follow-up action on any items to which you answered "No" and become better prepared today!