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If a major disaster prevents or delays first responders in coming to you and your family, knowing basic first aid will be important.
12/08/2017 4:00 PM
During an emergency when the power is out ATM machines and debit and credit cards may not work. Stash emergency cash to be ready.
11/29/2017 1:00 AM
Disasters can strike when you're away. Make an emergency kit for your office, school or car.
11/22/2017 1:00 AM
Remember to prepare a "go bag" for your pets
11/15/2017 1:00 AM
Have a “go bag” ready if you have to shelter in place or evacuate your home
11/12/2017 1:00 AM
Any emergency is easier to handle when you have prepared ahead of time. Put together an emergency kit with important items to keep at home, and a “go bag” with items you will need to take with you if you evacuate.
11/09/2017 2:30 PM
Plan and decide what you can do before, during and after a power outage to minimize the effects on your household.
10/25/2017 1:00 AM
Acquire and learn how to safely use a portable generator.
10/18/2017 1:00 AM
When the lights go out, the safest way to provide emergency lighting is with flashlights or battery-powered lanterns.
10/13/2017 1:00 AM
We count on electricity for heat, food, and medical needs. A power outage is an emergency that often follows another emergency—like an earthquake or winter storm. That makes it even more important to be prepared in advance.
10/09/2017 2:00 PM