Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

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Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

It is important to plan for emergencies and weather-related disasters before they happen. Two of the easiest things a family can do is create an emergency plan along with an emergency kit. Families need to plan how they will contact each other during an emergency and where they will go if separated.

An emergency kit is also important when it comes to preparing Are you ready logo imagefor possible weather-related disasters. Many people already have items in their home that can help make starting an emergency kit easy! Other items are low cost and can be collected over a period of time to fit into your budget.

Please contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Nash County Center at traci_dixon@ncsu.edu or call (252) 459-9810 to get more information on how to plan a free disaster preparedness workshop for your community, civic, or church group.

Community Readiness Flyer

Communication Plan

Emergency Kit