Prepare America

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General presentation for civilians on why and how to prepare for an emergency


<ul><li> 1. Benton County Welcomes You</li></ul> <p> 2. The Ancient Athenians had a Code </p> <ul><li> We will never bring disgrace on this our City by any act of dishonesty or cowardice. </li></ul> <ul><li>We will fight for the ideals and sacred things of the City both alone and with many. </li></ul> <ul><li>We will revere and obey the Citys laws and do our best to incite a like reverence and respect in those above us who are prone to annul them or set them at naught. </li></ul> <ul><li>We will strive increasingly to quicken the publics sense ofcivic duty . Thus in all these ways we will transmit this City, not only not less, but greater and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us. </li></ul> <p> 3. Prepare America It is Your Civic Duty 4. If not, Why Not? 5. Why Prepare </p> <ul><li>The knock at the door may be like the following: </li></ul> <ul><li>Hello, I am from the government and I am not here to help you! </li></ul> <p>We can learn from our children 6. Your familys Safety is up to YOU! What can you do? 7. Three Steps</p> <ul><li>Make a plan </li></ul> <ul><li>Get a kit </li></ul> <ul><li>Be informed </li></ul> <p> 8. Start with a Plan 9. Step 1 Make a Plan! 10. 11. 12. 13. Step 2 Make a Kit! 14. Step 3 Be Informed! 15. Other Considerations </p> <ul><li>Elderly parents </li></ul> <ul><li>Family members w/special needs </li></ul> <ul><li>Pets and other animals </li></ul> <p> 16. What else can you do? </p> <ul><li>Join the Citizens Corp </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Contact RSVP at the St. Cloud City Hall </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Visit web sites on preparedness </li></ul> <ul><li>Help your neighbors now rather than when you are taking care of your own family </li></ul> <p> 17. I</p>