A basic family emergency plan should include:
Once you've got a plan, make sure everyone in the plan knows what to do. Review it together (maybe also practice or rehearse), so that people can move quickly in an emergency.
Make Sure You Can Communicate
Being able to communicate with each other in an emergency is key!
A family communication plan should:
More on making phone calls in emergencies:
Our phones are our lifelines - but it's easy to forget that they're affected by power outages and disasters too.
When an emergency or disaster effects an area, the FCC advises that we:
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