Being prepared ahead of time for disasters and emergencies is very important. Creating a "go kit" and establishing a disaster plan with family are essential pieces to preparedness. These components allow everyone to better respond when an event takes place.
The kit should include enough supplies to last for at least three days. Store supplies in a sturdy, easy-to-carry, water-resistant container. Keep a smaller kit in the car trunk. The disaster supply kit should include:
For more information, emergency management presentations and disaster preparedness public education materials are available at CityofIrving.org/Group-Presentations. Additional resources may be found at Ready.gov and KnoWhat2Do.com.