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  • Planning for an Emergency

    A well-thought-out emergency plan can help your family face a crisis with confidence. Because a disaster can devastate most, if not all, aspects of a person’s life, it’s important to prepare for the worst (while hoping for the best, of course). Disasters can occur on a small scale, such as a house fire or downed power line, or on a regional scale as with a hurricane or an earthquake. Whatever the disaster may be, a thorough emergency plan will cover all your bases. (...)

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  • Unfortunately, there are times when an emergency evacuation from your home is absolutely necessary. When the time to evacuate comes, make sure you’re prepared with the information and emergency supplies you need. Here are some questions and information regarding emergency evacuation.

    Question #1: Where should I go when I evacuate?

    It’s wise to make a plan with your family to meet at a designated location or locations during an evacuation. (...)

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  • Even though we can’t prevent earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, or other disruptive events, learning what communication options are available during and after a disaster will help you better protect yourself and your loved ones. Establishing a meeting place where family members will gather in an emergency is vital. You may want to select a local school or church. You should also have a communication plan in case you can’t meet. An out-of-state contact can be key to sending and receiving messages during an emergency. (...)

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