Knowing what to do before, during, and after an emergency is a critical part of being prepared. Understand some of the hazards that South Florida is vulnerable to:
Some of the basic protective actions are similar for multiple hazards, and now is the best time to learn more about the effects of these hazards and how you should respond.
Develop a family emergency plan. Use the emergency planning templates at Ready South Florida or www.Ready.gov to outline how you will get to a safe place, contact one another, get back together, and what you will do in different situations.
Build a kit with these essential disaster items to ensure your basic needs are met during the first 48-72 hours after a disaster:
Get involved before a disaster strikes! Here are a few ways you can help make the community more resilient to disasters:
Learn more about University-sponsored initiatives at www.prepare.miami.edu. Being ready for a disaster starts with you. Take these basic steps, and when a disaster strikes be a survivor, not a victim.
|EMERGENCY GUIDE TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Emergency Guide Home
|Reporting an Emergency||Evacuation|
|Important Phone Numbers||Shelter-In-Place|
|Emergency Notification||Individuals with Disabilities|
|SPECIFIC ACTION GUIDELINES:|
|Active Shooter/Armed Intruder||Hurricane|
|Concerning Behavior||Suspicious Activity|
|Crime Prevention||Personal Preparedness|