Planning ahead for an emergency will give you peace of mind and can keep your family and friends safe. Woburn officials are preparing for a range of possible emergencies, from hurricanes and blizzards to a flu pandemic and acts of terrorism. You can help also. Here are some simple steps you can take to prepare.
Family Communication Plan
Know how your family will contact each other and where you will meet.
Food & Water
Have a three day food and water supply for each person in your home.Remember individual diet needs and plan for your pets.
First Aid & Tools
Have a first aid kit with health products and prescription medicine.
Have supplies ready in your car or in a backpack in case you must leave home. Pack lightly and include basic supplies for 24 to 48 hours.
Every six months review your plans and supplies with everyone in your home. Replace expired food, water, and medicine. Update your communication plan.
Your plan and emergency supplies should meet your family’s needs.
Add to this list as you think of other essential items.
Food & Water
3- Day food and water supply:
Dry & Canned Foods
Tools & Special Items
Remember these important items:
Your family may not be together when an emergency occurs. Plan how you will contact each other. Encourage others to plan ahead. Remember neighbors who need help. Include an out-of-state contact for family members to check in with.
Planning can be a family project. Involve children and discuss why you are planning.
Complete this list and make copies for each person in your home.
Outside your home: _________________
Outside your neighborhood: __________________
Out of State Contact:
Cell Ph: ___________________
Medical Information: ________________________
Cell Ph: ____________________
Medical Information: _______________________
Cell Ph: ________________________
Medical Information: _________________________
Cell Ph: ___________________________
Medical Information: ____________________________
Other Information: __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________