FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance USA believes your safety is paramount and wants to ensure you are prepared for natural disasters and other emergencies. These events can strike suddenly, at anytime and anywhere. You can be ready for any disaster when you learn about and follow a three step approach:

Plan, Prepare, and Stay Informed.

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Your family may not be at one place when disaster strikes.  To keep everyone safe, it is important to plan ahead of time.  Sit with your family and complete a customized Family Emergency Plan.

An emergency survival kit is essential for every household.  Learn about what items to include by downloading our list of suggested content to build your own 72-hour Disaster Kit.

You can also shop and purchase a 3-day survival kit directly from The American Red Cross, Amazon.com, Costco, Ready America, Sams Club, Walmart, and other vendors.

With the right apps, your mobile phone can forewarn you and keep you informed about many emergencies and disasters.  You can download mobile apps from FEMA and the American Red Cross to stay alert.


Tips for you to watch

We share this video with you and your family so you can be informed about the different types of emergencies that could occur and their appropriate protective actions.


Learn more

We encourage you to become familiar with all types of disasters and especially the ones you are prone to encounter in your local area and region.


When is the right time to plan?

If you are not convinced that the right answer is ‘Now’, watch this 60 second video courtesy of ready.gov


Recovering from disasters

 

 

 

Recovering from a disaster is usually a gradual process. Safety is a primary issue, as are mental and physical well-being. If assistance is available, knowing how to access it makes the process faster and less stressful. This section offers some general advice on steps to take after disaster strikes in order to begin getting your home, your community and your life back to normal.

Content provided by ready.gov