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City Cable 16 On Demand Video "Be Ready DC"

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Be Ready DC Episodes
Prepare 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.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
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.

Create 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.

If 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.

If 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.

Recovering 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 of disaster.

Technological Hazards Emergencies
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!

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