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In the Know and Ready to Go

Hurricane • Flood • Fire • Hazardous Materials Spill

Winter Storm • Earthquake • Tornado • Terrorism

There are plenty of reasons to be prepared.

Are you?

Being informed will allow you to be better prepared during times of crisis.

Click on the Adobe PDF links below to learn about a variety of emergencies

and what you can do to keep yourself and your loved ones safe!

Northeastern Connecticut

Emergency Preparedness Campaign


Emergency Preparedness

This Powerpoint presentation covers the essentials of Emergency Preparedness. NDDH will be happy to meet with your school, group, or organization to speak on this important topic.

(Please note - this 3 MB file may take additional time to download for

dial-up systems)


In the Know Essentials

Get A Kit. Make A Plan. Be Informed.


Hurricane Preparedness

Many northeastern Connecticut residents remember the Flood of 1955, brought about as a result of back-to-back Hurricanes Diane and Carol. Hurricane Katrina is the most recent reminder of the important need for preparedness.


Make A Plan

Does your family know what to do and who to call

in times of emergency? Plan now!


Prepare Your Pets

Your best friends (the four-footed kind) are relying on you in times of emergency!


Natural Disasters

Learn about a variety of natural disasters and how to prepare for them.


In the Know Campaign Product Information

During the month of August, 2005, NDDH sponsored a number of Emergency Preparedness giveaways on WINY Radio, 1350AM.

Over 150 residents won 72-hour Emergency Preparedness Kits and Emergency Radios. Find out more about these products here.


Family Communications Plan

This is the Department of Homeland Security's suggested family communications plan. Download this document and fill it out with family members today!


This Emergency Preparedness Campaign has been made possible through a grant from the

State of Connecticut Department of Public Health.

We are grateful for the assistance of our many preparedness partners.