The Emergency Management Division plans, prepares and responds to major emergencies and disasters in Warren County. Emergency Management works with all emergency response agencies, governmental services and private industry to coordinate resources to respond to and to mitigate an emergency. Emergency Management assists groups with preparing emergency plans and actively educates the public on how to react to disasters.
Create an Emergency Three Day Supply Kit
The best time to assemble a three-day emergency supply kit is well before you'll ever need it. Most people already have these items around the house and it is a matter of assembling them now.
- Anti-bacterial hand wipes or gel
- Baby supplies: formula, bottles, pacifier, soap, baby power, clothing, blankets, baby wipes, disposable diapers, canned food and juices
- Blanket or sleeping bag per person
- Cash and change
- Essential medications
- Extra house and car keys
- Extra pair of eyeglasses
- Fire extinguisher - ABC multipurpose
- First aid kit and first aid book
- Flashlight and extra batteries
- Food, water, leash and carrier for pets
- Non-electric can opener
- Portable radio or portable TV with extra batteries
- Pre-cooked, non-perishable foods such as canned meats, granola bars, instant soup, etc.
- Seasonal change of clothing, including sturdy shoes
- Water - 1 gallon per person per day
- Water purification kit or bleach
- Bar soap and liquid detergent
- Feminine hygiene supplies
- Household bleach
- Large plastic trash bags for waste and rain ponchos
- Large trash cans
- Rubber gloves
- Toilet paper
- Toothpaste and toothbrushes
Stocking up now on emergency supplies can add to you family's safety and comfort during and after a disaster. Store enough supplies for at least three days, preferably seven days, in one place.
Start with an easy to carry watertight container. A large plastic trash can will do, or line a sturdy cardboard box with a couple of trash bags. Next gather up the following items and place them in your kit.