A disaster could strike at any time - are you prepared?
The National Emergency Management Agency's website Get Ready has a lot of helpful information and resources to make sure you and your family are prepared for an emergency.
Get Your Household Ready
It’s up to you to make sure your family, and the people you care about, know what to do and that you all have what you need to get through on your own. Here's some steps to get your household ready:
|Talk about the impacts||Work out the supplies you need||Make a plan|
|Tailor your plan||Stay informed||Make your home safe|
Get Your Work Ready
Emergencies can happen anytime, including during business hours. Get your staff ready. Encourage them to keep essential items they may need at work, including sturdy walking shoes, waterproof jacket, torch, snack food and water. Get involved in business continuity and emergency plans at industry level. Here's some tips for getting ready at work.
|Identify risks||Look after your staff||Provide supplies|
|Build relationships||Create contingency plans||Plan for your farm or lifestyle block|
Get Your School Ready
Schools play a large role in keeping the community safe. Find information about school responsibilities, and how to teach students the knowledge and skills they need to be more prepared for an emergency. Here's some information for getting ready at school.
|Know your school's responsibilities||Teach emergency preparedness||Play and learn|