Prepare for a Disaster

12-Emergency-PreparednessAre you really ready for the next disaster?

The City’s disaster response plans assume that residents and businesses will be prepared to survive a disaster by having a minimum of a three-day supply of food, water, clothing, and items to help stay warm and informed.

Preparation Steps

Three steps to getting prepared include:

  1. Make a Plan
  2. Build a Kit
  3. Get Involved

Disasters Most Likely to Occur in Stanwood

Disasters most likely to occur in the Stanwood area include:

Helpful Materials

The following documents provide helpful tips to prepare your home. The documents are provided by the Washington State Military Department, Emergency Management Division:

Washington State Emergency Management has also developed helpful preparation videos.

Before & During an Emergency: Download the App

This free preparedness application was designed by the American Red Cross to provide the average and untrained user with knowledge of what to do before and during an emergency.