Saturday, August 22, 2009

Evacuation Plan

This is an example of an evacuation plan we have for our family. We have one in each car as well as with our emergency papers. No thinking, no stress. Adapt it for your needs.

Evacuation - What to Take and When
A. What to take if you have 5 minutes. (Three Items)

Medicine Chest / First Aid Kit
Cell phone
Portable fire safe: (Cash, Maps, Documents, Pictures)
Cash $10s, $20s and quarters (This is the emergency money you may need to buy gasoline, food, lodging and chocolate, remember ATMs don't work when you need them, decide how much money you think you may need to save up)
Maps of local and state roads
Copies of important documents
Recent pictures of your family

B. What to take if you have 30 minutes…if cold weather, take portable heater, stove
Take contents from "A" and Coleman fuel containers

Sleeping bags
Children’s pictures
Turn off water
5 gallon water container
Power supply
Portable heater
Leave note where you are going

C. What to take if you have 1 day
Full gas tanks (priority)
Take A and B
Fire safes
Turn off water, lock doors and windows, turn off major appliances (fridge, stove, water heater, computer)
Food, water, clothing, appropriate outer wear
Canvas car carrier

Where we will meet.

Wife’s cell phone *** **** email
Father 24-555-5555 email
Calling card *** *** ****
AAA ############ 800-222-4357

Willard friend 825-5555
Ward House friend 774-5555
South (Salt Lake): friend 466-5555 email
South (Salt Lake): family 466-5555
West (Grantsville): family 435-884-5555 email
North (Logan): family 435-750-5555
North (Ammon, Id) friend 208-523-5555 email
South (Arizona) friend See below

Friends and Family
Friend (car pool) 773-5555(H) 510-5555(C)
Friend (neighbor) 776-5555
Friend 928-555-5555 928-555-5555 email
Mom 872-555-5555 email

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