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Reduce the loss of life and property by lessening the impact of future disasters

  • Develop relationships with organizations that could provide support for our community such as our faith based organizations, NeighborsWhoCare,   FireCorps231, HOAs, American Red Cross, Bashas/Safeway, and the big box stores.
  • Community Preparedness (ready.gov/community-preparedness-toolkit)
  • Make A Plan
  • Get Involved: HOA, NeighborhoodWatch, CERT
  • You Are the Help Until Help Arrives
  • Home inspections
  • Identify those in the greatest need for assistance
  • End of Life Planning
  • Water, smoke alarms, fire extinguishers, lighting
  • Food, dry cereal, can goods and can opener when you can't cook
  • Warm blankets or sleeping bag when there is no heat.
  • See the Links page at top for more information


FEMA IS Online Courses

  • IS317 Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams
  • IS394 Protecting Your Homes or Small Business From Disasters
  • IS909 Community Preparedness Implementing Simple Activities for Everyone
  • IS288 The Role of Voluntary Organizations in Emergency Management


Personal Preparation

Air - 3 Minutes

  • Smoke alarms, fire extinguisher, lighting, Stop the Bleed, CPR, immediate Meds, get out of the house

Water - 3 Hours

  • Water (1 gal/person/day), meds, first aid, shelter from heat or cold, family contacts, help from neighbors and community, phones not working, get car out of garage, relocate, information about what happened and what to do, and warm clothes/blankets (when no heat).

Food - 3 Days

  • Water and Food (cooking may not be available), dry cereal, can goods, can opener, powdered milk or energy drink, snacks, vitamins, meds, shelter, relocate or hunker down, help from neighbors and community. More information needed. Will anybody come to help?