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Make a Plan

When a disaster or emergency strikes, it's too late to plan. A key component to being Ozarks Ready includes developing a plan of action specifically designed for you and your family. It only takes a few moments to create but when needed a plan can provide an orderly way for your family to communicate and operate during a crisis. Make sure you regularly discuss the plan with your family and makes updates as needs or circumstances change.

What does a plan include?

  • How will my family get emergency alerts and warnings?
  • How will my family get to safe locations for relevant emergencies?
  • How will my family get in touch if cell phone, internet, or landline doesn’t work?
  • How will I let loved ones know I am safe?
  • How will my family get to a meeting place after the emergency?
  • How will I keep track of my family’s pertinent medical and other vital information?
  • What is the emergency plan at my children’s schools and at my workplace?