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.

Click on each of the following steps to expand

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.

Build or Buy?

Whether you build your own or purchase one that is ready-made, an emergency survival kit is essential for every household.

  • Build your own

Learn about what items to include by downloading our list of suggested content to build your own 72-hour Disaster Kit.

  • Buy

You can shop and purchase a 3-day survival kit directly from your choice of vendors.  For your convenience, we have listed some vendors below:

Be a smart consumer

We encourage you to make informed decisions by doing your own research before purchasing emergency supplies. We list some consumer focused links below to help guide you:

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?

Watch this one-minute video courtesy of ready.gov to learn why the best time to prepare for disaster is now.


Recovering from disasters

 

 

 

Recovering from a disaster is usually a gradual process. Your safety is a primary issue, and this includes your 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.

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