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Plans include knowing how to get information during a disaster, knowing your hazards and how they could impact you; having a communication plan and evacuation plan if needed.

Stay Informed
Know the various ways Pierce County can contact you during an emergency: 

Write Your Plan 
Plan to be on your own for a minimum of seven days before help arrives: 

Prepare Your Property
Conduct a risk assessment on your home and know what hazards you must plan for:

Prepare Your Business 
Forty to 60% of businesses do not reopen after a major disaster. 

Next Steps
After making a plan, build a kit, don't forget your pets. When you are  prepared you are better able to help others as well. 

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Public Education Division

2501 South 35th St. Suite D
Tacoma, WA 98409

Ph: (253) 798-6595
Fx: (253) 798-3307

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Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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