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Every American should have an emergency stockpile with at least three days of food and water and other essentials, like batteries, flashlights and a radio. Spread the word about the importance of having emergency supplies with our free Check Your Stocks, Set Your Clocks infographic.


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There are many items you should have in your emergency preparedness stockpile. In fact, we have a long list of supplies that you should have on our Get Ready stockpiling checklist.

But if you don't have time, room or money to get them all, which items are most essential? Check out our top 10 picks.



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Download the Get Ready 2015 Tips from Tots Calendar

The Get Ready 2015 Tips from Tots Calendar is now available online for free! Browse the adorable tots whose pictures were chosen as winners in our photo contest and print your copy of the calendar.


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Ebola: What you need to know if you live in the U.S.

Ebola is a serious disease. It can often be deadly to humans. Because of this, many people are concerned about Ebola. Get the facts in English or Spanish


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Get Ready Parents Page: Information to share

Getting prepared for an emergency isn’t an adults-only activity. Involving kids in your family’s preparedness activities can be key to helping them stay safe and overcome their fears.


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Preparedness info for pregnant women & families with infants

Everyone needs to be prepared for disasters, but pregnant women and families have special needs. Our new six-part fact sheet series created with the March of Dimes has info to help you get prepared. Read and share the new fact sheets, podcast, Q&A and more!


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