Preparedness refers to the advance actions that help communities support and enhance response to an emergency or disaster. Such prior planning and action can greatly reduce property damage and, more importantly, save lives. Examples of preparedness activities include training, education, planning, and emergency exercises.

What resources are available to help me prepare for an emergency or disaster?

Emergency Preparedness for Families, Individuals, Households and Pets

Terrorism and Bioterrorism Preparedness for Families, Invididuals and Households

Where can I find more information on the Web?