Print out and complete these checklists to help you and your household be prepared in the event of an emergency. You can keep them in a file with your emergency kit. A few hours spent working through simple planning tasks with your household, putting aside supplies and securing your home could make a huge difference to the impacts that a disaster or emergency event have on your home and family.
Prepare for Evacuation and Shelter
Evacuation is the movement of affected persons from a potentially or currently unsafe location and their eventual return home. It can either be self-initiated by individuals, voluntary and encouraged by authorities, or directed through a mandatory order issued by authorities.