During a disaster, essential services may be disrupted. Stores and gas stations could be closed and roads blocked. You might have to manage on your own for several days or weeks. An emergency plan is a playbook for how you and your household will respond to a disaster. Knowing what to do will reduce anxiety and help keep you focused and safe.
Use the Household Preparedness Guide to assist you in creating your own emergency plan. The Guide and a “fill-in-the-blanks” Household Emergency Plan are provided below: