Tips of the Season - Preparedness

Are you prepared?  This year’s hurricane season has brought the need for emergency preparedness to a new level.  Get started with these online resources in order to be prepared in advance.  Being prepared makes all the difference!   


This comprehensive site focuses on readiness for all emergencies, especially terror threats.  There are pages for planning for your family, your home and business.  Be sure to click on make_a_plan too!


American Red Cross         

An additional general site for families to prepared for emergencies.  There are pages for general preparation, as well as documentation for financial and other records.                                         



The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides essential information about floods and hurricanes on this site.  Learn more about how to protect yourself from those disasters specific to our area.  


Locating loved ones


The Next of Kin Registry is a valuable tool in case of disaster.  It is a free contact system to locate your family in an emergency.



Don’t forget our four legged family members!  These tips prepared by the Humane Society of the United States are just as important for our preparedness.

Be sure to print the Emergency Preparedness Checklist attachment. With this list you are ready just in case.  This hurricane season has tested us! Let’s be ready just in case for our peace of mind.  Happy Organizing!  

Ellen R. Delap
Personal Organization Solutions
for Home, School, Work and Life
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