What should people do to prepare for an emergency?
Families should develop an emergency plan to prepare their home, family, and office in case of a natural disaster or other emergency.
> Get an emergency kit
> Make a plan
> Have extra cash, medication, water, clothing, and food on hand to be prepared
> Have a list of family emergency numbers and school contacts
> Have an emergency meeting place

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1. Where can I find specifics about emergency management in Galveston County?
2. What is emergency preparedness?
3. What's the difference between emergency preparedness and emergency response?
4. Why is planning so important?
5. What should people do to prepare for an emergency?
6. In an emergency, is evacuation always the answer?
7. What does shelter in place mean?
8. What is in an Emergency Kit?
9. What are the other stages that storms progress through prior to becoming hurricanes?
10. What should be included in a disaster supply kit?
11. My family doesn’t have a car. What should we do during an evacuation?