Emergency Preparedness Involves Four Steps:
  • Make a Plan
  • Get a Kit
  • Be Informed
  • Get Involved

Every Season to Prepare
The document "Every Season To Prepare" will assist you in getting started with those four steps. "Every Season to Prepare" is available here for download and print - and is also available in hard copy by request and at the following locations in Bismarck: City/County Building, Bismarck Public Library, Bismarck Police Department, and Bismarck/Burleigh Public Health.

American Red Cross
The American Red Cross provides emergency preparedness information for the family, home, work, and school including information about hazards and information on how to plan for, respond, and recover from various emergencies.

Helping Children Cope with Disaster
This booklet offers parents, caregivers, and other adults suggestions on how to help children cope with the effects of diaster.

Infants and Young Children.
This FEMA site identifies special emergency preparedness considerations for families with young children and infants.