Preparedness is all about people.
When disaster strikes, we come together to help each other. Getting prepared is about knowing your neighbors, saying hi to the regulars at the local market, and staying in touch with family and friends—both digitally and in person.
Connect through your
In the event of an emergency, we all turn to our existing tools and networks—many of which are digital. Think about your connections and the online communities you’re already a part of, so you can share updates and information when something happens.
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Use yourFacebook account
Now: Create a Facebook group with your inner circle so you can easily send a message, share supplies and make a plan together. Like COLLIER72 on Facebook.
In an emergency: Post your status to Facebook to let friends and family know you are ok.
Check updateson Twitter
In an emergency: Post about yourself and your area. Use #COLLIER72 to include them in the crowdsourced emergency feed.
Save documents toa cloud service
Now: Scan personal documents like your driver’s license, passport, and birth certificate. Save digital copies in the cloud through a service like Google Drive or Dropbox.
In an emergency: Access your documents remotely in case you can't get home. Know that there is a safe copy in the cloud.
Now: Create an AirBnB proﬁle so you are ready to ﬁnd or share a place to stay if anything happens.
In an emergency: Find a place to stay or share your place with those in need.Start now
Meet your neighbors on Nextdoor
Now: Sign up for Nextdoor to meet your neighbors and create a community disaster preparedness plan.
In an emergency: Log onto Nextdoor to share local information and resources with people who live near you.Start now
Connect throughyour local networks.
Your neighborhood networks are important in an emergency, too. Consider the connections you already have - to your yoga studio, craft collective, spiritual groups or friends in the neighborhood so you can band together if something happens.
- My yoga class
- My workplace
- My book club
- My neighborhood bar
- My school
- My congregation
Learn more from our partners
To get better prepared as a household, neighborhood or community, connect with these organizations.
American Red Cross
Provides a variety of trainings including first aid, CPR, and how to prepare for emergencieswww.gulfcoastredcross.org