Creating a plan today is crucial as disasters can strike anytime, potentially separating family members. It's essential to identify the types of disasters that could affect your area and develop a strategy for staying connected and reuniting in case of separation.
Make a Plan
Step 1: Put a plan together by discussing the questions below with your family, friends, or household to start your emergency plan.
While preparing your emergency plan, it's important to customize it to your unique daily living requirements and obligations. This entails discussing your needs and responsibilities with your support network, including how they can assist with communication, childcare, business, pets, or any specialized requirements such as operating medical equipment. Establish a personal support network to address areas where additional aid may be required. As you develop your plan, keep these factors in mind:
Different ages of members within your household
Responsibilities for assisting others
Medical needs including prescriptions and equipment
Disabilities or access and functional needs including devices and equipment