1. Get A kit. You can easily create a basic kit. You can also purchase a preassembled kit from Shelf Reliance. Shelf Reliance also has a great emergency kit planning tool to easily customize a kit to fit the needs of your family
2. Have a Plan. Educate yourself on what to do in the event of various types of emergencies including natural disasters and terrosit attacks. Have a plan on what to do. If you Shelter-In (Also Known as Bugging-In), What steps will you take? If you Need to evacuate, where will you and what route will you use? What will you take with you? Be prepared with various ways to contact family. You need to have a local contact and an out-of-state or long distance contact incase you can not make a local call.
3. Be Informed. Educate youself on various emergencies and situations and the best ways to handle them. Learn all you can to be prepared.
4. Get involved. Share with community and friend the importance of being prepared.