Preparedness Checklists

This Emergency Preparedness Guide is intended to help you prepare for disasters before they happen. Disaster preparedness is no longer the sole concern of earthquake prone Californians and those who live in "Tornado Alley." For Americans, preparedness must now account for man-made disasters as well as natural ones. Knowing what to do during an emergency is an important part of being prepared, and may make all the difference when seconds count.





Your family may not be together when a disaster strikes so it is important to plan in advance: how you will get to a safe place; how you will contact one another; how you will get back together; and what you will do in different situations.


Read more about Family Communication during an emergency:


FEMA Family Communication Plan PDF

Agricultural communities are at risk for a number of hazardous or emergency situations.


Here are some great websites that will help you prepare you for these events before they occur:


Prep4AgThreats PDF

Businesses can experience many different kind of emergencies including; fires, power outages, compter and equipment failures, natural disasters and much more.


Protect your employees and your business by developing a recovery plan. Here are some great websites to help you prepare: