Community Tips - Ahead of Time

  • Learn your community's evacuation routes
  • Find out which disasters could occur in your area
  • Find out how you would be warned of an emergency in your community
  • Ask your workplace about emergency plans
  • Learn about emergency plans for your children's school or daycare center
  • Know about community preparation and response programs
  • Create a family disaster plan and practice it regularly
  • Have a list of organizations that can be contacted for emergency assistance and keep it with disaster supplies
  • Take a basic first aid and CPR class