Disaster Prevention includes
both being prepared as well as
reducing the impact of a disaster.
A disaster can happen at any time,
anywhere and to anyone.
|1. Take control
Set in place an action plan and always have a disaster survival kit prepared.
Services such as electricity, gas, water and telephone may be disrupted for days or weeks.
|2. Create your own kit
Creating your own disaster survival kit is one way to ensure that you and your family are able to survive on your own after an emergency in the event your lives are interrupted by a disaster.
This can affect your quality of life.
|3. Stock up on supplies
Be sure to have enough supplies to last for approximately three
Check and change the items in your disaster survival kit regularly.
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how to create your own survival kit:
|Develop an emergency plan for your family so that the adults and children know what to do.
|Use the checklist to ensure that your Disaster Survival Kit is well prepared.
- 1 gallon of commercially bottled water per person daily
- Non perishable foods and beverages
- Items for infants, bottles, formula, diapers, etc.
- Important documents stored in a waterproof bag
- First Aid Kit with mosquito repellent
- Prescription Medicine
- Special items for elderly or disabled family members
- Flashlights and battery operated radio, extra batteries
- Manual can opener
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