emergency preparedness

Don’t Panic…Prepare [AUDIO]
Public health officials are hoping to get New Jersey residents beyond panic and into preparedness for emergency situations. That's the theme on Day Two of National Public Health Week 2014: "Don't Panic."
Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe in an Emergency
Emergencies come without warning. Having an evacuation plan will increase your chances of staying safe in emergency situations. If you own a pet, you should include them in your evacuation plans and know what to do in the event you are forced to leave your pet behind. Here are some tips on how to ke…
Power Outages – Tips to Stay Prepared
Power outages can occur at any time. In some cases, we are able to know if a power outage could strike, but most times we are unaware of when we will lose electricity. In cases like these, it’s important to be prepared for an outage, so that your chances of staying safe are increased…
FEMA Introduces Program for Kids
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has implemented a FEMA for Kids program for pre-to-middle school students in New Jersey.  The program is designed to advocate disaster preparedness to children ages 4 through 11, in areas that have been affected by a disaster through interactive education…