Monday, April 9, 2012

Episode 5, Disaster and Preparedness: Don't Let Disaster Have the Last Word

In our continuing series outlining ways to prepare for emergencies, this week we look at how a disaster can affect communications and offer suggestions to keep you informed.

After a disaster, it’s important to have a plan in place about how to get to a safe place, ways to contact family members, and other situations that can occur.

Once you’ve collected this important information, gather your family members and discuss the information you’ll need to put the plan in place. Be sure to practice your plan at least twice a year and update it accordingly.

Here’s the link to watch the video:

http://youtu.be/LZXYlLelq1M

FEMA also has a good template where you can create your own Family Emergency Plan. Click on the link below to start preparing today.

http://www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/Family_Emegency_Plan.pdf