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2007 Washington State Preparedness Guide Washington State Guide with a broad variety of information for residents of the state.
72 Hour Personal Preparedness Straight forward website developed by San Francisco Office of Emergency Services with simple information on preparing yourself.
Emergency Preparedness Checklist Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) checklist for preparing your family for all hazards.  Contains suggestions on where to find out information on what hazards are present in your area, suggestions on creating an emergency plan, and tips on identifying hazards in our home.  The check list can be viewed at
Are You Ready Campaign Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) campaign for preparing citizens for a multitude of hazards.  This includes everything from floods and fire to national security emergencies.  Chapters can be viewed individually by hazard.  The Are You Ready material is available at
Evacuation Tips for people with Special Needs Information for helping people with special needs in your community during an emergency.
Caring for Animals is a Disaster Information on caring for you animals during an emergency in Chelan County.  Provides information on where help can be obtained and local facilities that accept pets.
Collection of Animal Specific Guides The Humane Society of the United States has a collection of preparedness guides available for dealing with animals during a disaster.  These are available for pets, livestock, and horses.  The guides are available at
NOAA Weather Radio Information on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Radios.  These radios can be set to automatically receive weather alerts and Emergency Alert Messages.  Many vendors offer these radios with a wide range of features and prices.  Chelan County recommends weather radios with the SAME Technology.  The SAME Coding for Chelan County is 053007 and Washington State is 053000.  Additional information, such and coverage and product information, can be viewed at

National Weather Radio Information
National Weather Radio Brochure

Fireworks Firework Safety - English
Firework Safety - Spanish
Firework Statistics
Thunder and Lightning Lightning Fact Sheet
Thunder Storm Q&A
Thunderstorms, Tornados, and Lightning
Wildfire Wildfire Brochure
Firewise Checklist
Shelter-In-Place New Shelter in Place flyer in English and Spanish.How to protect yourself from cemical agents like poisonous gases, liquids or solids that have toxic effects on people, animals and plants.

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