Disaster preparedness means ensuring every individual - no matter their age- know their hazards and know hoe to be properly prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. Knowing how to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a disaster can not only make you feel more secure, it may save your life or the life of a loved one. Below are several tools you can use to ensure you are prepared for any type of disaster.
The KnoWhat2Do program provides resources for residents throughout north Texas to help them prepare for potential emergencies.
Storm Spotter Training
Skywarn spotters are the nation’s first line of defense against severe weather. Spotters volunteer to identify and describe severe local storms, enabling the National Weather Service to issue timely and accurate warnings.
Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)
RACES volunteers provide radio communications during local, regional, or national emergencies to ensure civil preparedness and aid in response. Volunteers may be called on to assist in natural disasters, power outages, air crashes, and many other emergency situations.