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Homeland Security & Emergency Management
What to Do if an Evacuation Is Necessary
Evacuate immediately, if told to do so. Use travel routes specified by local officials.
Wear sensible clothing and sturdy shoe, appropriate for the weather.
Take along your
Emergency Preparedness Kit (PDF)
Turn off all appliances. Lock your doors and windows.
Take a form of identification and any medicine taken regularly by family members.
Do not return to the emergency site until local officials have given an "
After the emergency is over, enter your home with caution. Open doors and windows to ventilate.
strike a match or turn on electric lights until you are sure there are no breaks in gas lines.
Family Disaster Plan
Hazardous Materials Incident
Shelter in Place
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