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    
case 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

                                    OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MISSION STATEMENT -

Holland Township Office of Emergency Management's mission is to provide a comprehensive and integrated emergency
management system that coordinates community resources to protect lives, property, and the environment through
mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery from all natural and man-made hazards. Our emergency management
maintains and implements the ability to direct, control, manage and coordinate emergency operations in cooperation with
local, State and Federal governmental and private sector agencies partners. We value the contributions and dedication
of the personnel who staff the emergency response and management systems. We employ and deploy the best people
and resources in support of our mission.


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