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How to Prepare for A Disaster
In this podcast, host Bruce Moody speaks with Lisa Valentine, program manager for Casualty and Mortuary Affairs and personnel accountability at the Defense Department, about the critical steps you need to take to keep you and your family safe in the event of a disaster.
You will learn how to put together a disaster kit and checklist of things to do if trouble strikes, as well as what they should include. You will also learn about the need to rehearse your emergency plan ahead of time and the steps to take to contact your family, friends, supervisor and coworkers to let them know how you are doing.
This episode is part of the Military OneSource Podcast.
- How to make sure your family is ready should disaster strike.
- This government website provides numerous resources geared toward preparing for a disaster, including the recovery process.
- Use this Personnel accountability infographic to learn how to account for yourself in the event of a disaster.
- Here you will find Combatant Commands Component Emergency Contact Information.
- FEMA offers more ways to help your family get through a disaster safely.
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