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Emergency preparedness begins at home

If we aren’t ready in our own households, it will be difficult, if not impossible, to help our neighbors. To begin, here are three steps every home should take:  1. Get a kit  2. Make a plan 3. Be informed. 

Additional information and tips can be found at the following websites, among others: 

What to include in your emergency kit:

  2. Prepare for emergencies

Where kits can be purchased:

  3. New York Times
  4. Emergency supply kit

Navigating various emergency situations:

  1. Listos

Got a fire extinguisher? Good, but in addition to having it, you’ve got to check/recharge/maintain it on a regular schedule. Check your fire extinguisher and see how long it’s been since it’s been recertified. If it’s been awhile, you’ll need to take it to a licensed fire extinguisher specialist and make sure it’s good to go.

Emergency Survival Kit