|Family Disaster Plan (American Red Cross - FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1997, 4 p.)|
HURRICANE - FLASH FLOOD - FIRE - HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SPILL - EARTHQUAKE - TORNADO - WINTER STORM
Where will Your family be when disaster strikes? They could be anywhere
How will you find each other? Will you know if your children are safe?
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 water, gas, electricity or telephones were cut off? Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach everyone right away.
Families can and do cope with disaster by preparing in advance and working together as a team. Follow the steps listed in this brochure to create your familys disaster plan. Knowing what to do is your best protection and your responsibility.