Know your designated COPE neighborhood meeting site and the
location of your local Fire District Station.
Know critical needs of yourself, your family, and your neighbors.
Be aware of any unique hazards near your home such as power lines, trees, or hills.
Know the best escape route from each room, your home, and the
neighborhood. Also have an alternate route from each.
Know where the gas, electric, and water shutoffs are located and
how to use them. Attach gas shutoff wrench to gas meter.
Keep shoes, flashlight, and critical information (medical
information, photo ID, keys, and contact telephone numbers,
including an out-of-state contact for family members to contact
and relay messages) under bed in plastic bag.
Develop a plan and keep an emergency preparedness kit at
home, in your car, and at your school or workplace.