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Checklist: 20 Days to Ready

20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Complete the 20 tasks on the list below, and you’ll be more ready (for just about anything) in a few short weeks. Click the plus signs next to each task and follow the links provided for more information on each item.

20 Days to Ready

Back up your important documents. Click here for tips on how to get started.
Locate your utility shutoffs.
Put together an emergency food supply.
Get flashlights in place in case of a blackout.
Some tips on what to include in a first aid kit.
Make and/or program emergency contact lists.
Brush up on weather watches and warnings.
Designate a room to use as a storm shelter.
Ask about emergency plans at your children's school.