Before disaster strikes
Do you and your family have a plan in case of an emergency? Invest some time planning now and buy yourself peace of mind.
Create a family plan
Plan what to do for all family members in different disaster situations.
Develop a household inventory
Create an up-to-date household and property inventory before disaster strikes.
Organize a grab-and-go file
Make plans in advance about what to take should emergencies strike.
Understand your coverage and get additional insurance if needed.
Start an emergency fund
Set money aside now to be better prepared in the event of a disaster.
Tips for older adults
Help prepare for a natural disaster for older adults.
Preparing a 2-week emergency food supply
Build up supplies to have enough staples on hand for an emergency. Also available in Spanish.
Cooking without a kitchen
Plan and prepare meals with a variety of nutrients when you don't have access to a kitchen.
- Roadmap for important papers
Interactive form to help you organize all your important information.
- Replacing your important papers
Information for how to replace your important papers.
Reviewed in 2023