Emergency Preparedness Publications

Prepare: Home Emergency Guide (2012)

An 18-page booklet that describes ways to prepare for and handle the health problems that arise during emergencies, especially those related to the loss of electricity: storing food safely, cooking and heating safely, getting safe drinking water and avoiding disease.

Emergency Resource Guide (2008)

A 46-page guide providing preparedness information for a wide variety of emergencies.

You can download the guide in either English (PDF)(2008) or Spanish (PDF)(2007).

The most current versions of the fact sheets in the guide are available in several languages on our Fact Sheets page listed above.

The Emergency Resource Guide was produced jointly by our agency and the Washington Military Department's Emergency Management Division.