Connecting Community, Meeting Needs
Caring for needs in central Oklahoma.
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Basic Readiness Steps
Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed. Basic Readiness Steps
Prepare a Ready Kit of Basic Emergency Supplies
Water: at least one gallon per person per day for at least three days. for drinking and sanitation
Food: at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
Manual can opener, if kit contains canned food
Radio: battery-powered or hand crank NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries
Flashlight and extra batteries
First aid kit
Whistle, to signal for help
Face mask, to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct rape to shelter-in-place
Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties: for personal sanitation
Wrench or pliers: to turn off utilities
Local maps: In case you need to evacuate
Create an Emergency Communications Plan
Create a list of important phone numbers for schools, offices, home and emergency services.
Identify an out-of-town contact all family members can call during or after an emergency.
It might be easier to make a long-distance phone call than to call in town, so an out-of-town contact is in a better position to communicate among separated family members.
Identify a neighborhood spot where family members can meet if separated during a disaster.
Identify a meeting place away from your home in case your neighborhood is not accessible.
Map out evacuation routes and always keep at least a fourth of a tank of gas in your car.
Know your Insurance policies and whether your home is in a flood zone.
Stay Informed about Potential Threats
Find out what types of disasters could occur in your area and appropriate responses.
Learn your community's warning signals and evacuation plans.
Familiarize yourself with the terms that are used to identify emergencies, such as, advisories, watches, warnings and threat levels.
Monitor NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio, television, and the Internet.