HURRICANE - FLASH FLOOD - HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SPILL -
EARTHQUAKE - TORNADO - WINTER STORM - FIRE
Disasters happen anytime and anywhere. And when disaster
strikes, you may not have much time to respond.
A highway spill of hazardous material could mean instant
A winter storm could confine your family at home. An earthquake,
flood, tornado or any other disaster could cut off basic servicesgas,
water, electricity and telephonesfor days.
After a disaster, local officials and relief workers will be on
the scene, but they cannot reach every one immediately. You could get help in
hours, or it may take days. Would your family be prepared to cope with the
emergency until help arrives?
Your family will cope best by preparing for disaster before it
strikes. One way to prepare is by assembling a Disaster Supplies Kit. Once
disaster hits, you wont have time to shop or search for supplies. But if
youve gathered supplies in advance, your family can endure an evacuation
or home confinement.