Create an emergency plan


Get Prepared

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.

Get Alertable

NSEM is using Alertable to send out alerts for emergencies such as severe weather and natural disasters.


What would you do if there was a disaster or other emergency while you were at work and your children were at school? How would you communicate to make sure everyone was safe and get your family back together?

Having an emergency plan — and making sure everyone in your family is familiar with it — can help save valuable time during an emergency, and make the situation less stressful for everyone.

Quick tips for creating your plan

Your emergency plan should include details about: 

Make sure you review the plan with every member of your family, and update it annually. ​
Ready to start creating your family emergency plan? Visit these online resources to get started