Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA is committed to building a resilient population by engaging our communities in taking actions to prepare themselves and their families. There is no substitute for preparedness!

It’s as simple as making an emergency communication and evacuation plan with your family, building a kit and staying informed by downloading smartphone apps from FEMA or the Red Cross. When creating your emergency plan, be sure to customize it based on the needs of your family by utilizing this supplemental document.

[Content provided by Ready.gov]

Here are some additional tips from Do1Thing.com –

Make a Plan
Have 72 hours (3 days) worth of water stored for your household.
Know how to respond safely when instructions are given to evacuate or take shelter.
Have an emergency food supply that will meet the needs of your household for three days without outside help
Make sure the people who count on you are prepared for a disaster.
Be aware of and prepare for your family’s unique needs.
Have the ability to communicate with family members during a disaster.
Make your community stronger by getting trained and getting involved.
Make sure everyone in your household can receive, understand, and act on information received in an emergency.
Be able to safely meet your basic needs during an electrical outage.
Remember important items that may be overlooked when leaving your home in a disaster.
Be prepared to give first aid while waiting for an ambulance.

 

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