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And you may have never thought of some of the places where you can get it.
Local disaster relief may not be ready for mass response to a major event. Here's how you can watch out for you.
The change came after a massive drill to determine the Pacific Northwest's ability to survive a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake and resulting tsunami.
Making an emergency kit for yourself? Make one for your furry family member, too.
Check out the Emergency Management Division of Washington's printable disaster checklist.
Think you can go to the ATM? What if there's no power?
Building an emergency supply kit doesn't have to break the bank. The American Red Cross offers tips on how to prepare yourself on a budget.
"We do not expect to be able to use traditional forms of communication."
When a big disaster hits, life gets local, really quickly. So your neighbors are what you have to work with.
If you aren't planning to prepare ahead of time, at least save this information.
Disaster kits should include supplies for each person in your family for 14 days.
Toilets are one thing that might be forgotten about in a disaster. You can order a disposable toilet online.
The Pacific Northwest could be affected by earthquakes from three major nearby faults.
Many high-rise building managers and tenants are not taking the time to prepare emergency kits, officials say.