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Don't wait, communicate with your family today about an emergency plan . Visit www.piercecountywa.org/PLAN for tools and resources to make and practice a family emergency communication plan. In recent years, devastating earthquakes, tornadoes, floods and wildfires have highlighted the need for Americans to prepare for natural disaster.

Make a Plan, Build a Kit and Help Others


National Preparedness Month- September
Take preparedness steps weekly and monthly. Check out links below and:  DEM Facebook,  www.twitter.com/PierceCo , #NatlPrep

Monthly Tips

Monthly Preparedness Tips
- Seasonal tips - National Preparedness Month
- Ask to be put on the email list
- Preparedness Academy
- The Great Washington ShakeOUT is October 20 at  10:20 a.m. Register your home and office !

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Make a Plan
Know your hazards     
Communication plans with family/friends;
Know how officials will communicate to you and your  community.

Bucket List 2014

Build a Kit
- Grab and Go 
- Home supplies
- Car/commuter kit
- Work Kit   

Walk through your day, what do you need to Make it through?


Help Others
Check on neighbors
- Build a neighborhood team

- Volunteer in your community.

   Pierce County Preparedness Programs and Services    

    Helpful Links

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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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