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  EMERGENCY RESPONSE CENTER
  92 Brown Road
  Ithaca, New York  14850
  (607) 257-3888

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MAKE A PLAN

You and your family may not be together when an emergency occurs ... planning will help you know where family members are and if they are safe.
 
  • Know about emergency alerting systems in your area
  • Identify an emergency meeting place
  • Make a communications plan with contact information
  • Practice your plan                                              
  Ready.gov | Make A Plan
 

BUILD A KIT

This means food, water and others supplies for 72 hours of self-sufficiency for all members of your family and your pets ... these are basic items that you might need until first responders arrive
 
  Ready.gov | Basic Disaster Supplies Kit
 

Non perishable food (and a can opener)
 Water (1 gallon/day for each person and pet)
 Flashlight with extra batteries
 First aid kit
 Prescription medication, glasses, hearing aides, mobility aids ... have available
 Wrenches or pliers to turn off utilities (http://www.ready.gov/utility-shut-safety)