<< RETURN TO BLOG MAIN PAGE National Preparedness Month: Teach Youth to Prepare for Disasters How to involve kids in emergency planning The important of helping children cope Access to youth focused preparedness resources The life you are building now will set the stage for your children and their future. Including your children in emergency preparedness will help build their strength and resilience in the face of natural events. Keep in mind your child's unique perspective and incorporate programs and cater to their specific needs and development. Check out the dedicated Ready Kids website full of [...]
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<< RETURN TO BLOG MAIN PAGE National Preparedness Month: Protect Your Family and Your Property from Disasters Tips for Before, During and After an emergency to protect your loved ones and home Access to useful FEMA documents Before Preparing for a flood includes strengthening your family and your property. Keep in mind, in order to best prepare, policyholders will want to gather the supplies needed to strengthen their structure well ahead of an emergency. We detail useful safety skills and mitigation efforts below: Get flood insurance Know your flood risk Take a household inventory Acquire [...]
<< RETURN TO BLOG MAIN PAGE National Preparedness Month: Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters The 5 key questions to start your emergency plan Tips to meet your family's specific needs What tasks to include in your written plan The value of practicing your plan Creating a written Emergency Plan can make it easy for all members of your family to know exactly what to do Before, During and After an emergency. Typical modes of communication may be unreliable during a disaster, which is why solidifying the plan with all - including children, people [...]
<< RETURN TO BLOG MAIN PAGE National Preparedness Month: Build a Kit with Everyone in Mind What items are essential to surviving a disaster Tips about compiling supplies that will weather the storm with you Additional kit considerations for your family's needs Families come is all shapes and sizes, which is why it is important to approach building a kit with your unique needs in mind. Assembling disaster supplies can begin with the basics. Start by making a list of various supplies you’ll need to both get through the storm and its aftermath. Here’s our [...]
<< RETURN TO BLOG MAIN PAGE National Preparedness Month: A Lasting Legacy Today marks the start of Ready.gov's National Preparedness Month. Check out their full resources at https://www.ready.gov/september Every year Ready.gov develops public service announcement to bring preparedness to the forefront of Americans' minds. In the midst of Hurricane season, there is no better time than now to reinforce the messages and resources to prepare for disasters that could happen anytime to anyone. This year's National Preparedness Month theme is A Lasting Legacy: The life you’ve built is worth protecting. Prepare for disasters to create a lasting [...]