Disaster Preparedness

Disasters can happen suddenly and can be of many types- natural disasters including ice storms, tornados, floods and heat, bioterrorism, and chemical disasters.

Preparedness is everyone's job. Not just government agencies, but all sectors of society -- service providers, businesses, civic and volunteer groups, industry associations and neighborhood associations, as well as every individual citizen -- should plan ahead for disaster. During the first few hours or days following a disaster, essential services may not be available. People must be ready to act on their own.
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Here are some easy links to get more information on various types of disasters and how to prepare for them:

In the event of an emergency, please call 911.