Meet with household members to discuss about emergencies.
Explain how to respond to each.
Find the safe spots in your home for each type of disaster.
Discuss what to do about power outages and personal injuries.
Draw a floor plan of your home. Mark two escape routes from each room.
Show family members how to turn off the water, gas and electricity at main switches when necessary.
Post emergency telephone numbers near telephones.
Teach children how and when to call 911. Instruct household members to turn on the radio for emergency information.
Pick one out-of-state and one local friend to call if separated during a disaster.
Share these telephone numbers with your children.
Pick two emergency meeting places. Take a basic first aid and CPR class.
Keep family records in a water and fire proof container.