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How can I prepare my family for a disaster?
It is important to remember that not all emergencies or disasters are going to have the same effects or happen at the most convenient times. Therefore, having a plan can help safeguard you and your family. Town of Tonawanda residents need to prepare now for emergencies and disasters. Having a plan in place will reduce the amount of loss for both property and life. You should meet with all members of your household to discuss your plan. Talk with children about the different hazards and what to do if something should happen. Prepare a disaster supply kit and make sure it is adjusted to the number of people in your household. Also, make sure to include your pets when preparing for an emergency. There are simple, low-cost steps families can take to be ready. Please visit the following link for more information about preparing for an emergency: https://www.ready.gov/Get a Kit , Make a Plan, Stay Informed

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1. Are pets allowed in the shelters?
2. In the event of a disaster and I have to evacuate my home, where do I go?
3. How can I prepare my family for a disaster?
4. What items should I keep in my emergency kit?
5. What does it mean to “Shelter-In-Place?”
6. How can I help my community during a disaster?

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