Farm Family Disaster Preparation
While disasters differ greatly in their impact on the farm and home, they also differ in the types of preparation that one should take.
Farm families should prepare for a future disaster by:
Keep up with the disaster by listening to the radio, and be ready to follow instructions. Many of the problems following a disaster can be prevented by following broadcasted warnings.
In the case of disasters which strike with little warning such as flash floods and tornadoes -- conduct family drills to evacuate the home and get to a place of safety.
Keep about half-a-tank of fuel in your car to enable you to leave the area if necessary. Remember that if a disaster cuts off the electricity, gasoline pumps won't operate.
Keep a emergency supply cupboard on hand, which will
contain enough of these supplies for approximately four
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