Think. Plan. Act.
Making an emergency plan in advance allows you to consider different situations.
Use common sense and make the best decisions for you and your family.
When making your plan, think about the people and places in your daily
lives. Talk to close friends and family about their plans. Develop plans
together and include versions for work, school and other places you
spend time. The more options you can think of now, the more prepared
you will be later.
Item Needs Consider any of the special needs of your family and
make a plan to keep them safe. Include special situations for infants,
children, adults, and seniors. Be sure to consider:
- Baby Supplies
- Medication, Medical Treatments
Work, and Daycare PlansSchools, businesses and daycare providers
should have an emergency plan. Be sure to include their actions into
your family plan, especially:
Breakdown Plan Think about how you would respond to a utility
service disruption, including:
- Natural Gas
If you are an employer, think about how your business will react
in an emergency:
In a Moving
Vehicle Think about how an emergency could affect you in a moving
- Natural Disasters (weather, earthquake, etc.)
- Road Conditions
- Power Lines
- Vehicle Trouble (explosion, mechanical failure, etc.)
a High Rise Building Know how to react to an emergency in a high-rise
building, with tips like:
- Stay or Go Evaluation
- Locate Multiple Exits
- Key Safety Instructions