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Emergency Planning for Families

  • Preparing for the Unexpected
    This guide and the Texas Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) website were developed to explain different types of disasters, suggest protective measures for yourself and your family, and offer sources of additional information. Also available in Spanish

  • Emergency Preparedness Guide
    This guide provides steps to safeguard your home and keep your family safe in the event of an emergency, outlining preparedness procedures that includes: family emergency plans, explanations of specific emergent threats, and a summary of emergency supplies to keep on hand.
  • Family Disaster Planning
    This guide lists 8 steps to follow when preparing your family for a disaster.
  • Emergency Preparedness: Information for Older Americans
    This website provides information and a downloadable brochure in PDF and text format for older adults to assist them in being better prepared for emergency situations.
  • Trauma and Disaster Mental Health Resources
    From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this website provides information for promoting mental health and resilience that have been developed by various organizations based on experiences in prior disasters.