Arizona is susceptible to an array of natural disasters and emergencies. And though some hazards (e.g., floods and wildfire) pose a more immediate threat to life and property than others (e.g., tornadoes and earthquakes), it is in the best interest of all Arizonans to prepare for all possible hazards and their impacts.
The good news is a family can prepare for all manner of emergencies and disasters in four simple steps.
Download the All-Hazard Emergency Preparedness brochure to learn how to Make a Plan, Build a Kit, Be Informed and Inspire Others before an emergency happens. Click here to download the Spanish version brochure.
A Family Emergency Communication Plan describes how your family will respond to and communicate during a disaster or emergency. A basic plan should list important contact information, identitfy home and neighborhood evacuation routes, and family meeting places, and name an Out-of-Town Contact. To download the Plan and get started, click here. To download the Spanish version of the template, click here.
Each year an estimated 1,500 wildfires occur in Arizona. Most are caught early by firefighters, but even heroes need help.
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