Keep originals of important documents in a safe deposit box, and make two copies of each document. Keep one set of copies in a waterproof, fire-resistant, portable container in your home and give the other set to an out-of-town relative or friend.
Prepare Emergency Kits
Basic Emergency Kit
Keep in a backpack or duffel bag near your door, in a convenient place known to all family members.
Emergency Food and Water Kit
Emergency Evacuation Kit
In an easy to carry, labelled container, enough for 72 hours:
Basic emergency kit and emergency food & water kit plus,
Home Emergency Kit
Basic Emergency Kit and Evacuation Kit plus,