Creating a Basic Emergency Plan

Having a plan is one of the most important steps you can take in disaster preparedness. Knowing what to do and how to do it can help your family manage disasters with less worry, fear and uncertainty.


Smart911 is the only way to provide lifesaving information directly to 9-1-1 and first responders in an emergency. Smart911 is free, private, secure, and protects over 31 million people nationwide.


CERT educates individuals about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.