TOWN OF SCARBOROUGH’S PREPAREDNESS PROJECT

THE RESILIENT CITIZEN

Be a Survivor, Not a Victim

For Families

Let's Get Ready! Planning Together for Emergencies Sesame Workshop, along with its project partners has created Let’s Get Ready! Planning Together for Emergencies with tips, activities, and other easy tools to help the whole family prepare for emergencies – together!
http://www.sesamestreet.org/parents/topicsandactivities/toolkits/ready

Returning Home After a Disaster: Returning home can be both physically and mentally challenging. Above all, use caution.
http://www.fema.gov/rebuild/recover/return.shtm

Food Safety in an Emergency: Find out how to keep food safe during and after an emergency, such as a flood, fire, national disaster, or the loss of power.
http://www.foodsafety.gov/keep/emergency/

Winter Storms and Extreme Cold: One of the primary concerns is the winter weather's ability to knock out heat, power and communications services to your home or office, sometimes for days at a time.
http://www.ready.gov/winter-weather

Influenza Pandemic: Gather the information and resources you may need in case of a flu FEMA Ready Kidspandemic.
http://healthfinder.gov/docs/doc12971.htm
http://www.healthfinder.gov/prevention/ViewTopic.aspx?topicId=82

US Department of Homeland Security: Ready Kids
http://www.ready.gov/kids/

Animals are also affected by disaster. The likelihood that you and your animals will survive an emergency such as a fire or flood, tornado or terrorist attack depends largely on emergency planning done today.
http://www.ready.gov/caring-animalshttp://www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/pets_brochure.pdf