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Did you know that in the event of a major disaster such as an earthquake, 9-1-1 and emergency services such as the fire department are going to be overwhelmed within seconds! There are numerous things that you need to take care of in order to be prepared to be self-sufficient for three to seven days.  You and your family need to know what the emergency preparedness plan is.  Have the following prepared:

  • Food and water for three to seven days
  • Warm clothes
  • An out of state contact
  • Where to meet
  • First Aid Kit

KCDEM has provided numerous links to the right that have information to assist you in developing your plan. We also encourage you to visit our Resource Library for many other helpful documents.