Apr 25, 2011
Press Release

Suggestions and references that can help you prepare for disaster.

Build a Kit
What’s in An Emergency Kit?
Check out this comprehensive list of things that you should consider when making an emergency “go” kit.
Ready America: Get a Kit

Customize Your Own Emergency Kit
Enter your personal information into this database and customize your own kit.
Be Red Cross Ready

Remember Your Important Financial Documents
Keep copies of your important financial documents so they are close at hand in case of an emergency.
Emergency Financial First Aid Kit



Make a Plan
How to Make a Family Plan
Helpful ideas on how to create your family emergency plan.
Ready America: Family Emergency Plan

Customize Your Personal Plan
Ready to make a plan? Use this interactive website to customize your plan.
Be Prepared: My Family Emergency Plan





Be Informed
Getting Emergency Information
Stay Tuned to Local News Stations
Get a Weather Radio
Sign-Up for Free E-mail Alerts
     Weather Channel
     Accu Weather

Know Specifics for Potential Disasters
Earthquake – The Great ShakeOut - 200th Anniversary of New Madrid Earthquake
Flooding - Red Cross Information
Thunderstorms - Red Cross Information
Tornado - Red Cross Information