Survival is Key!

Published in Resources on 4/10/2018

Hurricanes are only one of the natural disasters that hit our country every year. We also may have wild fires, earthquakes, and tornados. Time to prepare for these is before they occur. Start today!

Tagged Under: COOP, Emergency Response, Facility Preparedness, Personal Security, Planning, Public Health

We’ re only two months away from the start of the official hurricane season and FEMA is trying to get folks to understand the importance of being prepared. After the intense 2017 season FEMA is telling people who live in areas hit by hurricanes “now” is the time to prepare emergency kits.  Getting ready now will help families and businesses better survive the initial hours of the storms when they come.  Be sure you heed the advice of FEMA and other agencies to be prepare.  The list of links below will take you to resources and articles to help you get ready. ​


Be Informed

https://www.ready.gov/be-informed

Natural Disasters and Severe Weather

https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/disaster_resources.html

 

Natural Disasters: How To Survive The First 72 Hours

https://edmdigest.com/preparedness/natural-disaster-survive-72-hours/


5 Must-Do Actions for Surviving an Earthquake

January 8, 2018 by Rachel Engel

https://efficientgov.com/blog/2018/01/08/5-actions-surviving-an-earthquake/


Plan Ahead for Unimaginable and Unforeseeable Emergencies

By Jeffrey T. Fowler, Ph.D.

https://edmdigest.com/preparedness/planning-emergencies/


Lessons Learned from 2017 Disasters, Yuba-Sutter Officials Reflect on the Recent Past

Though emergency response plans have long been in place, 2017 presented lessons in public trust, public notification, emergency center organization and preparedness.

by Rachel Rosenbaum, Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. / March 12, 2018

​http://www.govtech.com/em/disaster/Lessons-Learned-From-2017-disasters-Yuba-Sutter-Officials-Reflect-on-the-Recent-Past.html

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