Disaster Preparedness


Heat Safety Tips

Pool Safety

Download a pool safety checklist by clicking the image above
Heatwave

Download a heat safety checklist by clicking the image above

Severe Weather Safety Tips

Severe Weather can happen anytime.  You can download IEMA's 2017 Severe Weather Preparedness guide by clicking here or the picture at left to make sure you are prepared.

More Severe Weather Tips Click Here: Here

Weather Watches, Warnings and Advisories Guide. Click here

Need a weather radio and have a smartphone? Download the free Midland Weather Center app.
Click here for iphone
Click here for android

Lightning Safety

There are an estimated 25 million cloud-to-ground lightning flashes each year in the United States, nearly 750,000 of which occur in Illinois alone. Lightning can be fascinating to watch, but it is also extremely dangerous! Few people really understand the dangers of lightning. Many people don’t act promptly to protect their lives, property and the lives of others.
The first step in solving this potentially life threatening problem is through education.

You can download a Lightning Safety Awareness guide by clicking here or the picture at left to make sure you know what to do to stay safe in lightning.

 Tornado Safety

  Nighttime - Off Season Tornadoes Part 1

  Nighttime - Off Season Tornadoes Part 2

  Nighttime - Off Season Tornadoes Part 3


Download a Tornado preparedness guide by clicking the image above

Other Tornado Safety Information


More Tornado Safety Tips: http://www.illinois.gov/ready/hazards/pages/tornadoes.aspx

Tornado App from the American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/mobile-apps/tornado-app

Disaster Preparedness Tips for Kids

Looking for a Severe Weather prepardnes guide for kids? You need look no further!

Dowload Owlie Skywarn's Weather Book. This book includes activities for kids to learn about severe  weather and how to be safe when it comes.

Flood Safety Tips

Along with thunderstorms comes flooding and flash flooding.  Be prepared now by downloading a checklist here or by clicking the image above
Find out what to do to recover after a flood.
You can download a guide by clicking here or the image at left to make sure you are prepared.
You can download a prepredness guide by clicking here or the image at left to make sure you are prepared.

Winter Safety Tips

You can download IEMA's 2016 Winter Weather preparedness guidebook here or the image at  left to make sue you are ready for the next winter storm

Winter Weather Fact Sheet: Click Here
Winter is a Killer: Simple Steps to Stay Safe
Weather Ready Nation Winter Safety Campaign
IDPH Winter Weather Guidebook
You can download Winter Weather How To Guidebook here or the image at  left to make sue you are ready for the next winter storm

Earthquake Safety Tips

Day the Earth Shook
Free Earthquake Video Game available from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. To download game click here
Earthquake Preparedness Download an Earthquake Paredness Guide here
You can download an Earthquake How To Guidebook here or the image at left to make sure you are ready for the big one!

Free Earthquake Phone App available from the American Red Cross To download app click here

Disaster Preparedness Tips for Seniors and Those With Functional Needs

Click Here for an Emergency Preparedness Guide for those with functional Needs.
Click Here for an Emergency Preparedness for Seniors brochure.

Preparedness for Seniors Video

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