Become aware of emergency situations that can occur in your area. Meet with family members to develop an emergency plan, and regularly conduct drills to practice your plan.
If you are confined to your home or must evacuate as a result of severe weather or disaster, a disaster supplies kit can be useful.
Learn what initial steps should be taken in the case of an emergency.
Learn what things you can do in order to mitigate the damage your home suffers during an emergency.
Learn the various ways you can keep you and your family safe from all different types of emergencies.