If an emergency happens in your community, it may take emergency workers some time to reach you. You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours.

Learn how quick and easy it is to become better prepared to face a range of emergencies – anytime, anywhere. Use this guide to create your own emergency plan. The basic steps will help you take care of yourself and your loved ones during an emergency.

Disasters can strike quickly and without warning. Natural or man-made, disasters can be scary, chaotic, and tragic events. UDMRD is helping to ensure disaster preparedness and response is robust in this country, and helps you be personally and professionally prepared for a disaster.

Knowing the potential risks, anticipating them, and being properly prepared before, during, and after a disaster could mean the difference between the total loss of a resource and limiting or eliminating the resulting damage.