The Importance
of Preparedness

Individual citizen preparedness is the key to helping you and your family recover from all types of emergencies or disasters in your community. Being prepared includes:

  • having an emergency preparedness kit,
  • having a family plan,
  • and being informed.

Emergencies can happen at any time and it's too late to plan for one after the fact. The information contained under the links at the left can help ensure that you and your family are on the way to being prepared.