Isn’t it crazy about the earthquakes that hit Colorado and the East Coast? Luckily there have been only limited reports of damage, but they’re a reminder that emergencies can happen when or where least expected.
Is your family prepared to deal with a major earthquake, severe storm or other unexpected disaster? Do you have an evacuation plan? If authorities advise you, are you prepared to take shelter in your home for an extended period? APHA’s Get Ready campaign can help you learn simple steps to help protect you, your family and your community.
Preparedness fact sheets – Earthquakes, floods, power outages and more
Building an emergency stockpile – What to store and how to maintain it over time
Q&A with the expert – What “shelter in place” means and how to be prepared
Blog posting on tsunamis – Are we at risk in the United States?
Don’t let the next unexpected event catch you unprepared. Visit APHA’s Get Ready website for additional information.