The earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Hurricane Irene, and the tornadoes in the south and Missouri all proved the sheer variety of disasters that can strike. The Federal Emergency Management Agency advises that all Americans build an emergency supply kit and make a family emergency plan.
Learn more from Dr. Leigh Vinocur and our other experts:
-What are the steps for disaster or emergency preparedness? http://www.sharecare.com/question/what-disaster-emergency-preparedness
-What should I include in a disaster supply kit: http://www.sharecare.com/question/include-disaster-supply-kit
-How can I help my family prepare for a disaster? http://www.sharecare.com/question/help-prepare-family-for-disaster
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