Everyone has a role to play in protecting his or her own safety. The Federal Emergency Management Agency website gives you access to an in-depth guide to citizen preparedness. The site offers a step-by-step approach to specific hazards relevant to your environment and how you can prepare yourself and your family members. There is information available on many topics including: weather, survival kits, household chemicals, children, water conservation and much more. The materials are available in English and Spanish.

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