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Prepare your Emergency Plan

Print out copies of the Household Emergency Plan checklist

It’s important to plan ahead and be prepared so that during an emergency you and your household know what to do, where to go, how to keep in touch with each other and how to contact emergency services as required.
Develop your emergency plan with as many household members as possible, to ensure everyone understands the risks and appropriate actions to take in an emergency.
Print a copy of the Household Emergency Plan to record your agreed plans and strategies for each of these issues.
Once completed, make extra copies of your Emergency Plan for:

Here are four steps to assist you in preparing your Emergency Plan. Click on each step for further information.

1. Research hazards and disaster management arrangements in your community


2. Discuss possible scenarios and responses with your family / household

3. Record important details on your Household Emergency Plan

Print out a copy of the Household Emergency Plan to record the following details:

4. Ensure everyone in your household is prepared for emergencies

Print out Household Emergency Plan
PDF – Household Emergency Plan Template

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Last updated 22 July 2010