Preparedness and Safety Resources

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In times of hazardous events and disasters, too often people are not prepared resulting in an even larger disaster. There are some steps you can take to be better prepared in case a hazardous event or disaster occurs in your region. Take the time to visit some of the following resources and get you and your family ready for the next major storm. The FEMA "Are You Ready" book is a comprehensive guide on being prepared. You can order your own copy by calling 1-800-480-2520 and selecting option 1.


Winter Storms: 

Severe Thunderstorms:


Extreme Heat:

Extreme Cold:

Flooding and Flash Flooding:


Ultraviolet Radiation:

Resources for Children:

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