It’s important to prepare for disasters and other emergencies. natural and human-caused disasters can strike suddenly, at any time. There are three actions everyone can take that can help make a difference.
Get an emergency kit. Make a plan. Be informed.
Being prepared means being equipped with the proper supplies you may need in the event of an emergency or disaster. Keep your supplies in an easy-to-carry emergency preparedness kit that you can use at home or take with you in case you must evacuate.
Be Red Cross Ready checklist
- Know what emergencies and disasters are most likely to occur in the community you and your family live.
- Have an emergency and disaster plan and have practiced it.
- Have an emergency preparedness kit.
- Make sure at least one member of the family household is trained in first aid and CPR/AED.
*Please note that The Perfect Prepper is not affiliated with the American Red Cross. The above information is from the official ARC website at www.redcross.org.