FOR AN EMERGENCY
PREPARATION FOR AN EMERGENCY
Ensure that every member of your Practice drills with your family to
family has access to warning determine each person’s role in an
information and knows what to do emergency.
when they hear a warning.
Choose a meeting location that
React every time you hear a siren or everyone knows and is comfortable
warning. Take warnings seriously, with.
even if they are frequent.
IMAGE 2 TO THE Practice disaster drills in the
BLEEDS community so that everyone does not
OTHER SIDE run to one shelter at the same time.
This could also create a gathering of
people that may be attacked
IMAGE 3 Talk to the teachers at your child’s
school about their emergency plans.
Release students from school at
Keep several forms of contact
information in multiple places in case
your phone is not working or you
lose it. All of your children should
have this information in case you get
See the cards at the end of the guide. If you live in an apartment building,
Fill out the information, cut out the coordinate with your neighbors before
card, and ensure everyone in your an incident occurs. In a conventional
household carries it around. strike, it is advised to go to lower floors
or to a basement or shelter. In the event
of a chemical attack, it is advised to find
higher ground if you cannot escape
the contaminated area completely. This
requires communication, cooperation,
and planning with your neighbors.
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Put your glasses in an eyeglass case next Keep a flash light nearby when you sleep.
to you when you sleep, this can prevent
them from breaking and throwing you Plan your movements so that you are
into a panic. not exposed for too long.
PREPARE AN Identify safe places along your daily
EMERGENCY BAG! route such as basements so that you
can run to the nearest one if there is
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IMAGE 9 IMAGE OF • Plenty of water
EMERGENCY • High-energy food (like nuts and or dates)
• Communication equipment such as a portable
BAG radio (solar, wind-up, or with extra batteries),
walkie talkie, satellite phone, and mobile phone
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• First aid supplies and prescription medications
Flashlight (solar, wind-up, or with extra batteries)
• Pocket knife
• Matches and/or a lighter
• Extra clothing (a jacket, a change of under
clothing and socks, sturdy shoes)
• Emergency blanket
• Necessary personal toiletries
• Assistive devices
• Emergency contact information (phone
numbers and email address in case your phone is
lost, broken, or you cannot charge it)
• Copies of vital records and documents