When disaster strikes, you have little time to think and act. Do you know what you would do if an extreme event threatened your family and home tomorrow? The key to staying safe and remaining calm in an emergency is planning in advance.
Download our Disaster Preparedness Guide to learn what you can do today to get ready.
Planning for Disasters
The western United States has experienced a higher frequency of extreme weather events in recent years, including drought, wildfire and heavy rainfall.
Educating yourself about the disasters that are most likely to occur in your area is a first step in getting prepared. The more you know about these situations, the more likely you will be to plan for them. Being informed will also help your state of mind in the middle of a crisis. Click here to read our previous blog on disaster planning.
As a family-owned business with deep roots in the neighborhoods we serve, we’re committed to helping you and your family prepare as much as possible for a disaster. We’ve compiled some basic facts and essential steps to get you ready for the unexpected.
In the guide, we share:
- Key safety precautions for earthquake, fire, flood, and more
- How to respond in an active shooting situation
- What to include in a family emergency plan
- Tips for keeping pets safe and accounted for
Reach out for help
Life is busy. If you’re having trouble setting aside the time to plan for an emergency or if there’s no one who can help you with the process, chances are good you won’t be as prepared as you need to be. Consult one of these organizations for additional, detailed information:
- Department of Homeland Security
- American Red Cross
- Disaster Information Management Research Center
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
You can also call Bay Alarm if you need help or have questions. We offer free onsite inspections and quotes and fast, personalized service.
We’ve provided professionally monitored alarm and fire protection systems for homes and commercial properties for over 70 years. If you don’t have an alarm system, or you’re looking to switch alarm companies, click here or call us at 800-610-1000.
Click here to get our free “Family Guide to Disaster Preparedness“. We hope it’s helpful!