Ready DC Episodes
an Emergency Go Kit
Often during an emergency, electricity, water, heat, air conditioning,
or telephone service may not work. Preparing an emergency go
kit ahead of time can save precious time in the event you must
evacuate or go without necessities.
Emergencies can strike at any time … at any place … morning
or night … at the office or at home. If an emergency happens
at home, sometimes your family and your home's best protection
can be your neighbors. Working with neighbors in an emergency
can save lives and property.
An Emergency Plan
In the event of an emergency it's best to have a plan in effect.
Meet with household members and discuss how you and your family
will respond to each possible emergency.
You Have Pets
In the event of an evacuation, you must take your pet with you.
Make arrangements for pets in advance of an emergency.
Your Power Goes Out
During an emergency it's important to stay calm. Even after
an event, there may still be dangers. What seems like a safe
distance or location may not be. Remember to stay tuned to
your local emergency station WTOP 1500 am, and follow the
advice of trained professional.
From An Emergency
Recovery from an emergency continues even after you return
home, as you and your family face the emotional and psychological
effects of the event. Reactions vary from person to person.
Join Dr. Dorree Lynn as she prepares you for the aftermath
In the event of a technological hazards emergency -- don't
panic. Remain calm. The best defense from any of these emergencies
is education and awarness. Watch this show and find out how!