If a disaster strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water, or electricity for some time. Store at least a 3-day supply of water for each member of your family – that means 1 gallon per person per day. Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation.
University Communications leads the communications response during and after emergencies, factually assessing each situation, developing the communications response, and assembling a crisis communications team. The UNL Newsroom houses information about current or recent emergencies on campus and updates on the University's emergency management activities.
Access to clean water is essential, The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Red Cross recommend keeping one gallon of water per person per day as an emergency supply. Note: If you need help accessing information in different file formats, see Instructions for Downloading Viewers and Players. In each section below we have provided a list of "things to do" to prepare, as well as a list of recommended supplies. If you are taking this preparedness thing seriously, share this information with the households next to you.


In case family members are separated from one another during an earthquake (a real possibility during the day when adults are at work and children are at school), develop a plan for reuniting after the disaster.
Additional water may be purchased in single use plastic bottles, and should be stored away from the house or garage. Plan for a minimum of three (3) cans per person per day for a week (about two mixed cases per person).
Keep your own personal supplies in your desk in a single pack of some kind that you can access quickly.
Some employers are beginning to place chemical light sticks and other emergency supplies in some areas as well, but you should probably plan for the worst. At a minimum, you should prepare to be isolated and on your own for at least a minimum of 3 days and nights.
Choose both a nearby meeting place and an out of state relative to be your check in contact for the family.
Make sure everyone in the family knows the name, address, and phone number of the contact person.
In an emergency, your car battery will need to run the radio and heater for extended periods.


Remember that you will be called upon by all around you for help, especially by those who didn't take warnings seriously. Additional food should be stored in the garage, and at another location away from the dwelling. Prepare an emergency pen for pets in the home that includes, at a minimum, a three (3) day supply of dry food and a large container of water. Anything you do today to will be like making a deposit in your survivability savings account for withdrawal in tough times.
A good way to protect an item for damp storage is to put it in a zip lock bag, then pack it inside a food grade plastic bucket (with lid). If you suspect that your well may be contaminated, contact your local or state health department or agriculture extension agent for specific advice.



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