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Plan Ahead for Disasters

Talk with your family.

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Flooding

If you approach a flooded road or walkway, follow this rule: turn around, don't drown!

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Join the Youth Preparedness Council

Join other young leaders in supporting disaster preparedness and making a difference in your community. Now accepting applications through March 31.

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Financial Preparedness

Protect your family by financially preparing before an emergency strikes.

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Severe Weather

Severe weather can happen anytime. Know your risks and plan ahead.

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Make and Practice Your Plan

Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can. Make an emergency plan today & practice it.

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Active Shooter

Be informed about what to do during an active shooting. Remember to RUN. HIDE. FIGHT.

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Be Informed

Know the risks about different disasters and hazards that could affect you & your family where you live, work, and go to school.

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Winter Weather

Know what to do before, during and after snowstorms and extreme cold.

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Tornadoes

Know what to do before, during and after a tornado.

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Power Outages

Have alternative charging methods for your phone in case of power outages.

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Thunderstorms & Lightning

Lightning is a leading cause of injury and death from weather-related hazards. Learn what to do before, during and after.

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Earthquakes

Earthquakes can happen at any time. Learn what to do before, during and after.

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Landslides & Debris Flow

Landslides can occur quickly, often with little notice. Find out what to do before, during and after a landslide.

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Get Involved

Get involved in your community by taking action with FEMA’s citizen responder programming to help your community become prepared.

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