How to Prepare and be ready

First Steps

Just thinking about it means you're one step closer.

We've all done it: put off today what you can do tomorrow. But what if tomorrow isn't like today? What if tomorrow you find yourself coping with an unexpected emergency or natural disaster? How prepared are you?

Study after study shows that just thinking about emergency preparedness will improve how you—and your community–will come through the challenge. So go ahead, think about it. Better yet, take some action, starting with How To Begin.