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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
Holland Township Police Department * 61 Church Road * Milford, New Jersey 08848
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STEP ONE: GET A KIT OF EMERGENCY SUPPLIES

Items for your home:
  • Three days' supply of canned, non-perishable, ready to eat food
  • Three days' supply of water (a total of three gallons per family member)
  • Battery operated radio and extra batteries
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • One weeks' prescription medications
  • First Aid Kit
  • Personal toiletries
  • Non-electric cap opener and utensils

  • Infant care items
  • Items for elderly family members
  • Items for relatives with disabilities

  • Cash or travelers checks
  • Store important documents in a waterproof, safe location

In case you need to evacuate:
  • Keep a half gallon of gas at all times
  • Every family member must carry contact information
              1. All phone numbers at work, school, etc. for every family member
              2. The name and number of a relative who lives out-of-state, to call in    
                  c
ase your family gets separated


STEP TWO: "MAKE A PLAN" FOR YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY, OR
YOUR MUNICIPAL OFFICES

  • Meet with the members of your household or office
  • Talk about types of disasters that are most likely to happen in your area
  • Take time to explain the dangers of emergency incidents to children
  • Discuss why everyone needs to prepare for a disaster
  • Address any special needs concerns in the event of an emergency
  • Build an emergency contact phone list
  • Make provisions for pets
  • Remember to establish and share emergency incident responsibilities
  • Emphasize that teamwork and staying calm are key

For more information please visit
www.ready.nj.gov/plan/kit-plan.html