We should all be prepared for emergencies to stay safe and healthy during any type of situation which may arise. Emergencies can happen in extreme weather events which can result in unpreventable power outages. In high risk cases, emergencies could also force you out of your home.
Your family should have an emergency plan. A plan is only effective if everyone in the family is prepared to execute it. Every family will benefit from practice drills so when an emergency occurs everyone knows what to do.
Emergency plan – include a copy of it and ensure it contains in–town and out–of–town contact information
It is good safety practice to have an emergency kit packed and ready. The following are basic contents of a good emergency kit.