The final step in your personal preparedness is the most ongoing, but the easiest. Being informed means that you seek out information about your risks and what you can do to prepare. It also means that you monitor what is happening in your area before, during and after an emergency. Some resources for being informed are listed below. Take some time to get to know resources with which you are unfamiliar.
As you look at these resources you will find a wealth of information available from many organizations. You will quickly find your preferred way to be informed and in no time at all you will have taken emergency preparedness into your own hands, ensuring that you and your loved ones are ready for the unexpected.
Last Updated: 5/31/11