Plans include knowing how to get information during a disaster, knowing your hazards and how they could impact you; having a communication plan and evacuation plan if needed.
FEMA - Links to hazard
Washington Emergency Management - Links to hazard information
Plan to be on your own for a minimum of 14 days before help arrives:
Conduct a risk assessment on your home and know what hazards you must plan for:
Forty to 60% of businesses do not reopen after a major disaster.
After making a plan, build a kit, don't forget your pets. When you are prepared you are better able to help others as well.
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