Are you really ready for the next disaster?
The City's disaster response plans assume that residents and businesses will be prepared to survive a disaster by having a minimum of a three-day supply of food, water, clothing, and items to help stay warm and informed.
Fortunately, there are any resources available to help you create a disaster plan for your home or business, create an emergency kit, and get involved to help your neighborhood during a disaster. Check out the following websites for helpful information:
- Make It Through – Puget Sound Emergency Management agencies’ website with helpful tips for preparing an emergency plan and kit.
- Ready.gov – The federal Department of Homeland Security’s official website includes tips for preparing for specific disasters, from landslides to earthquakes to winter storms – and even “space weather!”
- Puget Sound Energy – Check out PSE’s information on how to handle natural gas leaks, downed power lines, and other energy emergencies.
- Red Cross – Get information about first aid, caring for pets during an emergency, and other information to help you and your family deal with disasters.
Page last modified:
February 9, 2016