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Disasters can strike on ordinary days. But that doesn’t mean you should live in fear. With just a few easy steps, you can be ready when emergencies occur. Learn what they are in our new 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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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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