Personal and Family Prepardeness

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It's not a matter of if disaster strikes, but when.  And when it does, will you be READY?  Racine County is not immune to emergencies and disaster situations.  By taking some simple steps, you can prepare yourself and your family for emergencies.

Family Emergency PlanEmergency Contacts CardEmergency Kit

 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has also put together some useful tools:

Family Emergency Plan


A two page form intended to help families document information necessary after an emergency.

Family Communication Plan for Parents and Kids (PDF)

Emergency Supply List



A comprehensive list of suggested materials to use in order to prepare for emergencies in one's home and for their families.

Emergency Supply List (PDF)

General Preparedness
A comprehensive brochure explaining the key steps to emergency preparedness, including: being informed, making a plan, building a kit, and getting involved.

Pet Owners
A unique brochure containing information for pet owners and suggestions for proactive pet emergency preparedness.

Prepare For Emergencies Now: Information For Pet Owners (PDF)

Commuter Emergency Plan

Have a plan for traveling between work and home, and other commonly visited locations, in case of an emergency.

Commuter Emergency Plan (PDF)

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