Resolve to be Ready

Please prepare and plan in the event you must go for 3 days without electricity, water service, access to a supermarket, or local services. Just follow these 3 steps: 

  1. Get a Kit - Keep enough emergency supplies on hand for you and those in your care:
    • Battery powered radio
    • First aid
    • Flashlight
    • Non-perishable food
    • Prescriptions
    • Water
    • For a checklist of supplies, visit
  2. Make a Plan - Discuss, agree upon, and document an emergency plan with those in your care
    • For sample plans, see
    • Work together with neighbors, colleagues, and others to build community resilience
  3. Be Informed - Free information is available to assist you from federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial resources.
    • You can find preparedness information by accessing to learn what to do before, during, and after an emergency.