prepared for an Emergency? Here is some helpful info.
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Being ready for an emergency
The devastation from Hurricane Katrina has made us all
stop to consider our level of disaster preparedness. Are you confident you'd
know what to do in the event of an emergency? Do you have everything you need to
deal with a fire, earthquake, storm, or other disaster? To help you get started,
we've organized some excellent online resources—so you're better prepared before
Things you can do to prepare:
Preparing for specific disasters:
General emergency sites:
- Floods and
Essential information for people living in flood hazard areas.
Learn about hurricanes and how to protect yourself and your home.
Learn what to do before, during, and after a tornado.
Get facts on smoke alarms, safe-guarding electrical wiring, planning escape
routes, and more.
First aid and medical care:
Locating loved ones:
Children and others with special needs:
- Next of Kin
Free contact system for locating your next of kin in emergency situations.
International Red Cross site to help people find information about their
We have established
katrina.earthlink.net to help family and friends connect with victims of the
devastating events in the Gulf Coast. Search our database, add information if
you know someone is safe, or check the links to other national Hurricane Katrina