Things Change Fast

Emergency Preparedness

It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day of your own life. Maybe you’re tirelessly checking the performance of your portfolio. Or deciding in real time which stock to buy, sell, or trade. But when disaster strikes, there are other things you need to be dealing with. Things can change in an instant, and if you don’t have a plan in place, it may already be too late.

STEP 1

Be Informed

Each city, state region may be unique to certain types of disasters and hazards. Find out what disasters and hazards could the area you’re in or visiting, how to get emergency alerts, and where you would go if you and your family need to evacuate.

Get informed

STEP 2

Make a Plan

Planning in advance will help ensure that all the members of your household—including children and people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs, as well as outside caregivers—know how to reach each other and where to rendezvous in an emergency.

LEARN HOW TO MAKE A PLAN

STEP 3

Build a Kit

Being in a disaster is a heart pounding experience but creating your emergency supply kit isn’t. There are a couple of items that every emergency supply kit should include. These are the basic supplies on hand in order to survive for at least three days if an emergency occurs.

Learn How to Build a Kit