PREPAREDNOT SCAREDNational Preparedness Month 2019FEMA ReadyThe National Preparedness Month of September encouragesfamilies and the community to be "Prepared, not Scared" by taking actionNOW to prepare for emergencies in your homes, businesses, schools andcommunitiesWEEK #2 September 8-14 Topic:Make a Plan to Prepare for DisastersMake a plan TODAY! Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes,so it is important to know how you will contact one another and reconnectif separated. Prepare and tailor your plans and supplies to your family'sspecific daily living needs and responsibilities. Preparing your family foran emergency is as simple as a conversation over dinner. Consider thesefactors and tips when discussing and developing your plan:Include kids in the disaster planning process. Review your family emergencyplan together so that they know what to do even if you are not there.Practice your fire and earthquake escape plan by having a home fire andearthquake drill at least twice a year with everyone in the home.Download a group texting app so the entire circle of family and friendscan keep in touch before, during and after an emergencyPractice evacuating in the car with youur animals, so they're more familiarwith the process if you need to evacuate in an emergency.Pre-identify several places you could go in an emergency, such as a friend'shome in another town or a motel. If needed, identify a place to stay that willaccept petsChoose different directions and be familiar with alternate routes so that youhave options during an emergency evacuation.Assemble supplies that are ready for evacuation, both a "go bag" you cancarry if on foot and a larger container of supplies for traveling long distancesif you have a carKeep your car full of gas if an evacuation is likely. Keep a half tank at alltimes in case of an unexpected need to evacuate.If you do not have a car, plan on how you will leave if needed.Make arrangements with family, friends and neighborsAlways follow the instructions of lodcal officials and remember yourevacuation route may be on foot depending on the type of disaster.Sign up for CODERED at www.inyosheriff.org to receive emergencymessages during a local emergency or disaster.Convenient fillable forms and additional information and resources on how you can become a betterprepared member of the community can be found at https://www.ready.gov/september orcontact the Inyo County Office of Emergency Services at (760) 878-0120 PREPARED NOT SCARED National Preparedness Month 2019 FEMA Ready The National Preparedness Month of September encourages families and the community to be "Prepared, not Scared" by taking action NOW to prepare for emergencies in your homes, businesses, schools and communities WEEK #2 September 8-14 Topic: Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters Make a plan TODAY! Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know how you will contact one another and reconnect if separated. Prepare and tailor your plans and supplies to your family's specific daily living needs and responsibilities. Preparing your family for an emergency is as simple as a conversation over dinner. Consider these factors and tips when discussing and developing your plan: Include kids in the disaster planning process. Review your family emergency plan together so that they know what to do even if you are not there. Practice your fire and earthquake escape plan by having a home fire and earthquake drill at least twice a year with everyone in the home. Download a group texting app so the entire circle of family and friends can keep in touch before, during and after an emergency Practice evacuating in the car with youur animals, so they're more familiar with the process if you need to evacuate in an emergency. Pre-identify several places you could go in an emergency, such as a friend's home in another town or a motel. If needed, identify a place to stay that will accept pets Choose different directions and be familiar with alternate routes so that you have options during an emergency evacuation. Assemble supplies that are ready for evacuation, both a "go bag" you can carry if on foot and a larger container of supplies for traveling long distances if you have a car Keep your car full of gas if an evacuation is likely. Keep a half tank at all times in case of an unexpected need to evacuate. If you do not have a car, plan on how you will leave if needed. Make arrangements with family, friends and neighbors Always follow the instructions of lodcal officials and remember your evacuation route may be on foot depending on the type of disaster. Sign up for CODERED at www.inyosheriff.org to receive emergency messages during a local emergency or disaster. Convenient fillable forms and additional information and resources on how you can become a better prepared member of the community can be found at https://www.ready.gov/september or contact the Inyo County Office of Emergency Services at (760) 878-0120

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PREPARED NOT SCARED National Preparedness Month 2019 FEMA Ready The National Preparedness Month of September encourages families and the community to be "Prepared, not Scared" by taking action NOW to prepare for emergencies in your homes, businesses, schools and communities WEEK #2 September 8-14 Topic: Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters Make a plan TODAY! Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know how you will contact one another and reconnect if separated. Prepare and tailor your plans and supplies to your family's specific daily living needs and responsibilities. Preparing your family for an emergency is as simple as a conversation over dinner. Consider these factors and tips when discussing and developing your plan: Include kids in the disaster planning process. Review your family emergency plan together so that they know what to do even if you are not there. Practice your fire and earthquake escape plan by having a home fire and earthquake drill at least twice a year with everyone in the home. Download a group texting app so the entire circle of family and friends can keep in touch before, during and after an emergency Practice evacuating in the car with youur animals, so they're more familiar with the process if you need to evacuate in an emergency. Pre-identify several places you could go in an emergency, such as a friend's home in another town or a motel. If needed, identify a place to stay that will accept pets Choose different directions and be familiar with alternate routes so that you have options during an emergency evacuation. Assemble supplies that are ready for evacuation, both a "go bag" you can carry if on foot and a larger container of supplies for traveling long distances if you have a car Keep your car full of gas if an evacuation is likely. Keep a half tank at all times in case of an unexpected need to evacuate. If you do not have a car, plan on how you will leave if needed. Make arrangements with family, friends and neighbors Always follow the instructions of lodcal officials and remember your evacuation route may be on foot depending on the type of disaster. Sign up for CODERED at www.inyosheriff.org to receive emergency messages during a local emergency or disaster. Convenient fillable forms and additional information and resources on how you can become a better prepared member of the community can be found at https://www.ready.gov/september or contact the Inyo County Office of Emergency Services at (760) 878-0120 PREPARED NOT SCARED National Preparedness Month 2019 FEMA Ready The National Preparedness Month of September encourages families and the community to be "Prepared, not Scared" by taking action NOW to prepare for emergencies in your homes, businesses, schools and communities WEEK #2 September 8-14 Topic: Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters Make a plan TODAY! Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know how you will contact one another and reconnect if separated. Prepare and tailor your plans and supplies to your family's specific daily living needs and responsibilities. Preparing your family for an emergency is as simple as a conversation over dinner. Consider these factors and tips when discussing and developing your plan: Include kids in the disaster planning process. Review your family emergency plan together so that they know what to do even if you are not there. Practice your fire and earthquake escape plan by having a home fire and earthquake drill at least twice a year with everyone in the home. Download a group texting app so the entire circle of family and friends can keep in touch before, during and after an emergency Practice evacuating in the car with youur animals, so they're more familiar with the process if you need to evacuate in an emergency. Pre-identify several places you could go in an emergency, such as a friend's home in another town or a motel. If needed, identify a place to stay that will accept pets Choose different directions and be familiar with alternate routes so that you have options during an emergency evacuation. Assemble supplies that are ready for evacuation, both a "go bag" you can carry if on foot and a larger container of supplies for traveling long distances if you have a car Keep your car full of gas if an evacuation is likely. Keep a half tank at all times in case of an unexpected need to evacuate. If you do not have a car, plan on how you will leave if needed. Make arrangements with family, friends and neighbors Always follow the instructions of lodcal officials and remember your evacuation route may be on foot depending on the type of disaster. Sign up for CODERED at www.inyosheriff.org to receive emergency messages during a local emergency or disaster. Convenient fillable forms and additional information and resources on how you can become a better prepared member of the community can be found at https://www.ready.gov/september or contact the Inyo County Office of Emergency Services at (760) 878-0120

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