What to do after an Emergency


After an Emergency

Are you Ready?

A natural disaster can strike at any time, without warning. Learn how to make an emergency kit and plan, and protect yourself, your family, and your property.

Recovering from a disaster is usually a gradual process. If assistance is available, knowing how to access it makes the process faster and less stressful. 

Quick tips for recovering
First things first

There are many tasks you need to complete if your home is damaged or lost due to a disaster. Before you start, make sure you are taking care of yourself and your family.

A disaster is a traumatic event, and it can take some time to recover. It’s common to feel bewildered or shocked. You should:

Where to start

If your home has been damaged, these are some of the things you should do as soon as possible:

Other things you’ll need to do
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