Install safety features in your home (smoke detectors and fire extinguishers).
Inspect your home for potential hazards (look for items that can fall or catch fire) and correct them.
Have your family learn basic safety measures, such as how to use a fire extinguisher, and how to turn off the water, gas, and electricity in your home.
Teach children how & when to call 911 or another emergency services number.
Keep supplies in your home to meet your needs for at least three days.
Assemble a disaster supplies kit with items you may need during an evacuation and store the supplies in sturdy containers. This kit should include water, food that won’t spoil, one day of clothing a blanket for each person, a first aid kit, prescription drugs, tools, batteries, a flashlight, and some extra money.
Protect any important documents in water proof containers.