Family Preparedness Questionaire

Answer these 8 questions. If you have answered “no” to any of them, you need to develop or update your Family Emergency Plan.

  • Do you believe that your community is prepared for emergencies?
  • Do you believe that your family is well prepared to handle most emergencies?
  • Have you discussed emergency planning issues with your family?
  • Do you have a Family Emergency Supplies Kit including:
    • A three-day supply of water per person (1 gallon per-person, per-day)
    • One change of clothing per person
    • One blanket or sleeping bag per person
    • First aid kit with current prescription medication enough for four days
    • Battery powered radio & flashlight, w/extra batteries
    • Extra set of car keys
    • A credit card and a small amount of cash
    • Sanitation supplies
  • Does your house have operational smoke detectors on every level?
  • Do you have a charged ABC fire extinguisher?
  • Have you trained your family on the proper techniques of fire extinguisher use?
  • Do you know how to turn off your utilities?