Use these free materials from APHA to prepare yourself, your family and your community for emergencies you may face, including: disasters, pandemic flu or other emerging infectious diseases. You may search for the file you are looking for by using the name of the document, or you may click on the header below to see the options available to you. You will need Adobe Reader installed on your computer to view any of the following forms.
Spring Flooding Safety Tips
Flood Clean Up Information (For information related to cleaning up your home after a flood)
20 Weeks to Preparedness - Do you have a kit in the event of an emergency? Why not start today - one week at a time. Download the printable booklet here.
There is an APP for that! Look for the following apps for your android or iphone.
- FEMA - Disaster Preparedness: The FEMA App contains preparedness information for different types of disasters, an interactive checklist for emergency kits, a section to plan emergency meeting locations, information on how to stay safe and recover after a disaster, a map with FEMA Disaster Recovery Center locations (one-stop centers where disaster survivors can access key relief services) and Shelters, general ways the public can get involved before and after a disaster, and the FEMA blog.
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How to prepare an emergency stockpile on a budget.
Easy crosswords and puzzles for children
What would you do if there was an emergency? Does your family have a plan and emergency supplies?
Emergency Supplies for your family's pets
Checklist for your emergency preparedness stockpile
What you need to know - the stockpiling facts.
How to prepare meals from your stockpile.
Your Water Supply - do you have enough?
Avoiding and preparing for chemical exposure.
Safe Travels: Disaster preparedness on the road.
How to get ready for floods
Home Safe Home: Being prepared can prevent a disaster at home.
Staying safe during events with big crowds.
Mental health and disasters: Taking care of your emotional health.
Preparing for emergencies: Tips for pregnant women and new moms.
How to get ready for a nuclear or radiological event
Preparing your child for emergencies
How to get ready for a power outage
Well Built: The importance of Safe Buildings
Preparing for disasters are school: Tips for parents.
Staying put in a disaster: How to shelter in place.
How to get ready for tornadoes
How to get ready for winter storms