Preparing for an emergency that impacts on you or your home will assist in reducing the stress during the emergency.
There are simple and practical steps you can take to protect yourself, the people you love, and the things you value most.
- Talk through what to do with all family members and develop the plan together
- Have an emergency kit already packed with some essentials
- Practice the plan
- Make sure it includes plans for your pets, medication and a meeting point that the family is aware of
- Have a contact person for you or your family to call to let them know.
Information on what to consider in the development of a plan for evacuation of your house can be found:
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