Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Preparedness at Home

This week, we present our annual home preparedness edition of the NewsBriefs. Make sure that you don't neglect your home family when you're thinking about continuity. There are many things you can do to help ensure that a disaster doesn't become a personal disaster. The articles below can be very helpful in making your home preparedness plan.

Evaluate your personal needs and make a plan to meet those needs. (Item #1) In the event you have to evacuate, here is some help on how to go about it – or how to shelter in place at home if need be. (Item #2) Read this father's story about how a disaster got his family to understand why he was so concerned about preparedness. (Item #3)

House fires always increase this time of year; there is much you can do to ensure you can avoid fire. (Item #4) If earthquake preparedness at home is your concern, this is the article for you! (Item #5) This website gives you some idea of the kind of supplies you can get for home preparedness; there are many more such sites out there. (Item #6)

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