Emergency Preparedness Information

United Way of Utah County AmeriCorps VISTA George VanDeWater has organized easy-to-understand emergency preparedness information in the three manuals found below. He is willing to provide more information and workshops to community groups, members and advocates of United Way and other individuals wanting to find resources. To find more information, contact George VanDeWater in his office at 801-691-5339 or his cell at 801-400-5037.

Personal and Family Preparedness            

This is a handbook that will help you work through four key steps in answering the question, “Are you ready?” These steps include making a plan, putting an emergency kit together, getting informed and getting involved.

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors

This guide covers information for seniors who have unique needs that need to be considered when making their emergency preparedness plans.

Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities

This is a supplement to the Personal and Family Preparedness Handbook that addresses the unique preparedness needs for those with a variety of challenges.  Find out about the special assistance that may be available in your community.

Emergency Preparedness for Children

FEMA for KIDS 
http://www.fema.gov/kids

Ready Kids 
http://www.ready.gov/index.html