FEMA, for all its failings, does provide good information to the public about emergency preparedness. If you’re anxious about this year’s hurricane season and feel you were woefully unprepared for last year’s, here’s an online class you can take to get you, and your family, up to speed.
Taking this test will get you prepared for any emergency and teach you how to:
- Get informed about hazards and emergencies that may affect you and your family
- Develop an emergency plan
- Collect and assemble disaster supplies kit
- Learn where to seek shelter from all types of hazards
- Identify the community warning systems and evacuation routes
- Include in your plan required information from community and school plans
- Learn what to do for specific hazards
- Practice and maintain your plan
Take the course in your spare time and at your own speed. It may save your life!