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Prepare for Disasters and Emergencies!

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February 16, 2021

Prepare!  For Disasters and Emergencies

Know what disasters and hazards could affect your area, how to get emergency alerts, and where you would go if you and your family need to evacuate.  Make sure your family has a plan and practices it often.

Order Free Preparedness Materials

Order free preparedness materials from FEMA’s online ordering platform. These materials can be shipped directly to you at no cost. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for delivery. Due to safety precautions put in place to protect employees and customers from COVID-19, you may experience delays. Thank you for your patience at this time.

Hazard Information Sheets

Use these two-sided information sheets to learn more about how to prepare for, keep safe during, and respond to hazards. Learn more about the research behind these information sheets on FEMA’s Protective Actions Research site.

Hazard Information Sheets: Download the Full Suite or download individual sheets for Active ShooterAvalancheCyberattackEarthquakeExtreme HeatFinancial EmergencyFloodHurricaneLandslideNovel PandemicNuclear ExplosionPower OutageThunderstorm, Lightning, and HailTornadoTsunamiVolcanoWildfire, Winter Storm

Are You Ready? Guide (2020)

Learn how to protect yourself and your family during and after a disaster with the Are You Ready? Guide. Use this guide to develop a plan for any emergency or disaster.

Are You Ready? Guide (2020)

Create Your Family Emergency Communication Plan (PDF)

Create Your Family Emergency Communication Plan in English or Additional Languages