Kid's - Youth
FEMA-based curriculum designed to teach adults of all ages and abilities how to help themselves, their families, and their neighbors during a disaster when police, fire, and medical services are overwhelmed.
CERT Training teaches you to:
Go Bag, Bug Out Bag, 72 Hour Comfort Kit... no matter what you call it, everyone should have a portable cache of supplies ready to take with them in case of unexpected evacuation.
The Disaster Resistant Communities Group was established to provide a host of disaster planning and preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation services to local, regional, state and national agencies and departments as well as community and faith based organizations.
City / Organization Resources
Keeping everyone connected when disaster strikes is a key component at the Snohomish County Emergency Coordination Center. How would you make sure everyone is safe? To avoid trouble with land lines, establish a pre-arranged contact out of state. If someone is trying to call home in the disaster zone, the call may not go through.
It is recommended that in addition to purchased water, households have at least one method of treating water to make it drinkable.
All foods have a limited shelf-life, no matter how they are stored or preserved. It is imperative that you have a plan for rotating your food stash to keep it fresh. 2 weeks supply!
Locate the generator outside of your home and garage. Carbon monoxide kills.
The family can take a first aid course together and have fun.