Disasters often happen without much warning. Large or small, disasters happen. Cullman county is well aware of how quickly disaster can strike and how devastating and disrupting it can be to our lives. That is why being prepared to respond when disaster strikes can so crucial. Disaster preparedness can even make the difference between life and death for victims left behind.
There are many things that can be done by way of disaster preparedness but a good place to start is with a disaster supply kit. This kit would contain some essentially items for short term disasters. Things such as food, water, and other supplies in sufficient quantity for individuals and their families to survive following a disaster in the event they must rely on their own resources for a time before help arrives. A good place to get essential preparedness information is www.ready.gov.