Preparing Your Home for an Emergency
The Massachusetts Health & Human Services Department has a wealth of resources and information for families as part of its Know Plan Prepare campaign.
American Red Cross Information
The Red Cross has materials on disaster preparedness for all members of our population; how to keep safe during specific types of disaster, prepare your home and family, and an activity book for children to aid in learning important safety information.
Important Information for Homeowners about Hurricanes
Developed by Mass. Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
Developed by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- Be Informed- Protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency
- Family Emergency Plan
- Supply List
- Information for Pet Owners
- Recovery Resources
FDA Booklet: Home Use Devices:
How to Prepare for Handle Power Outages for Medical Devices that Require Electricity
This FDA booklet serves as a tool for use by patients using devices that require electricity in the development of a plan to ensure that they know what to do during a power outage.