Every citizen in this country is part of a national emergency management system that is all about protection; protecting people and property form all types of hazards. Think of the national emergency management system as a pyramid with you, the citizen, forming the base of the structure. At this level, you have a responsibility to protect yourself and your family by knowing what to do before, during, and after an event. For more information, please visit Ready America.
Here are some examples of what you can do.