Sep 24, 2018
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Don't get caught in the dark without a plan.
Sudden power outages and disasters can occur without warning. They can be frustrating and troublesome, especially if they last for a long time. For prolonged power outages, follow the steps below to keep the members of your household as comfortable as possible until the situation is resolved.
Make an emergency plan today - Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know which types of disasters could affect your area. Know how you’ll contact on another and reconnect if separated. Establish a family meeting place that’s familiar and easy to find. As you prepare your plan, tailor your plans and supplies to your specific daily living needs and responsibilities. Download and fill out a family emergency plan or use it as a guide to create your own. Be sure to practice your plan with your family and/or household.
Help neighbors - Check on your neighbors, almost half of Americans expect to rely on their neighbors after a disaster. Your neighbor might have to rely on you, will you be ready? Learn skills you need to help yourself and others until help can arrive. Take the training Until Help Arrives.