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A collection of "Take 5 To Survive" flyers that focus on different aspects of preparing yourself and your family for disasters that are common to this area.

  • Preparedness Calendar
    This month-by-month checklist includes recommended items to purchase and activities to complete that will result in a better prepared family by year's end. En Español
  • Home Hazard Hunt
    This room-by-room checklist helps you identify hazards that are in your home so that you can take steps to reduce or eliminate them. En Español
  • Motor Vehicle Preparedness
    If you're driving when a disaster strikes, would you know what to do? Learn how to safely respond to a variety of disasters when on the road.
  • Floods
    Review detailed steps on what to do before, during and after a flood. Flood warning terminology is included.
  • Winter Preparedness
    This resource includes information on wind chill, cold related injuries, winter weather warning terms and how to dress in layers for winter's cold temperatures.
  • Drop, Cover and Hold On!
    Learn how to respond to an earthquake whether you're indoors, outside, driving, in a high-rise building or movie theater. Illustrations included. En Español
  • Thunderstorms and Lightning
    This resource describes the dangers of thunderstorms and lightning strikes and recommends steps to take before, during and after.
  • Heat Wave
    Learn the dangers of and the treatment for heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Summer heat can be deadly - know what precautions to take.
  • Food and Water
    This resource identifies water sources, purification methods and storage for emergencies. Also includes suggestions for food items and storage tips. En Español
  • Pets and Disasters
    Pet owners are encouraged to have a disaster plan for their pets. Are you prepared to protect, care for and transport them following a disaster? En Español
  • Killer on the Loose!
    Most earthquake-caused injuries are from falling objects. Learn how to secure your home, office and school environments.
  • Disaster Psychology
    Disaster-induced stress is a normal reaction to an abnormal situation. know how to provide comfort and when to recommend professional help.
  • Windstorms and Tornadoes
    This resource points out potential damages from windstorms and outlines what can be done before high winds occur, when they've been forecast and during a high wind event.
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