You can't underestimate the importance of emergency preparedness. An emergency can strike at any time. Are you prepared? Disasters interrupt thousands of lives each year. The resulting chaos doesn’t simply affect people. Property damage, ranging from loss of belongings to the destruction of dwellings and buildings, adversely affects anyone in the midst of a disaster. When the emergency alert arrives, you need to be prepared. Having an emergency plan in place and realizing potential dangers for your area and reducing the potential for problems may help avoid damage. Be prepared by knowing how to mitigate, prepare, respond to, and recover from specific emergencies that could occur in your area! soon.