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What emergency information should my family have in the case of a disaster?

In the case of a personal emergency, important information to provide to your family includes a list of medical conditions, medications, and allergies. To prepare your family for an emergency situation, it is important to assemble a 72-hour kit that includes water, food, and first-aid supplies. Additionally, you can develop a family plan for where to go and meet in case you get separated, and learn how to quickly find shelter. You can find more information at http://emergency.cdc.gov/preparedness/

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