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Be Ready in 2024 & Beyond

January 11, 2024 01:00 PM
By: Ready PA

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​As we embark on this new year, let your resolution be one of readiness and resilience. By pledging to be prepared, you not only protect your loved ones but also contribute to building a safer and more resilient community. Let's face the future with confidence, knowing that our commitment to emergency preparedness will see us through any challenges that may arise. Resolve to be ready in 2024 and beyond.

  1. Resolution: Develop a Family Emergency Plan
    • Commit to creating a clear and concise family emergency plan that ensures every member knows their role.
    • Pledge to practice this plan regularly through drills and discussions.
  2. Resolution: Build and Maintain an Emergency Kit
    • Dedicate time to assemble a well-rounded emergency kit, customized to your family's unique needs.
    • Promise to regularly check and update the contents of your emergency kit at least twice a year.
  3. Resolution: Know Your Risks
    • Resolve to research and understand the specific risks and potential emergencies that could occur in your area.
    • Pledge to stay informed about local emergency plans and procedures.
  4. Resolution: Practice Regular Emergency Drills
    • Commit to conducting regular emergency drills at home, including fire drills and evacuation exercises.
    • Ensure that everyone in your household is familiar with escape routes and meeting points.
  5. Resolution: Stay Informed and Connected
    • Dedicate time to sign up for local emergency alerts and notifications.
    • Promise to stay connected with community resources and updates through local news and official channels.
  6. Resolution: Secure Your Home
    • Pledge to identify and address potential hazards in your home, promoting a safe environment for your family.
    • Commit to installing and maintaining smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.
  7. Resolution: Learn Life-Saving Skills
    • Enroll in a first aid and CPR course to gain essential life-saving skills.
    • Keep a first aid manual in your emergency kit for quick reference.
  8. Resolution: Connect with Your Community
    • Resolve to foster a sense of community by getting to know your neighbors.
    • Pledge to collaborate with neighbors on emergency preparedness, sharing resources and support.
  9. Resolution: Regularly Update Your Emergency Plan
    • Commit to revisiting and updating your family emergency plan and contact information regularly.
    • Promise to incorporate any changes in medications, medical conditions, or family dynamics into your plan.

Let's face the future with confidence, knowing that our commitment to emergency preparedness will see us through any challenges that may arise. Resolve to be ready in 2024 and beyond.

 

 



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