Being prepared is everyone's responsibility. All sectors of society should plan ahead for emergency situations. During the first few hours or days following a disaster, essential services may not be available. People must be prepared to act on their own.
To learn more about what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones in an emergency, view the Family Emergency Preparedness Guide (PDF) or see the related documents for information on food storage, preparing a 72-hour kit, the City's Emergency Operations Plan and more.