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Complete Your Family Disaster Plan


  • Contact your local Red Cross and ask what types of disasters are most likely to happen.
  • Meet with your family and discuss why you need to prepare for disaster.
  • Complete the disaster plan checklist.
  • Practice your plan.

By completing a disaster plan in advance, you can ensure that you and your family are more prepared for all types of disasters and other emergencies.

CDC and American Red Cross have developed resources to guide you through developing a family disaster plan.

Make a Plan: Develop a Family Disaster Plan

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