Emergencies happen. Whether you are faced with a storm, a natural disaster or an extended power outage, here's a list of items you should have in your home emergency kit:
Create a family emergency communications plan and make sure everyone in your family knows what to do in an emergency. Learn more about creating your family communications plan.
To prepare for earthquakes or other significant natural disasters, we recommend helping your neighborhood prepare by following the steps outlined in this Map Your Neighborhood Discussion Guide from www.preporegon.org.
Download a copy of Together We Prepare Oregon, an emergency preparedness brochure from the American Red Cross, Oregon Trail Chapter. (Adobe PDF file, 2 MB)
Download a copy of Disaster Preparedness for People with Special Needs and Persons Age 65 and Older, from the American Red Cross. (Adobe PDF file, 23 MB)
For more information about creating a home emergency kit, contact: