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Ohio Emergency Management Agency

Welcome to ReadyOhio-

A time to get prepared for emergencies!

A time to get prepared for emergencies!

Are you Ready, Ohio? There are certain actions that should be taken before, during and after an event that are unique to each hazard or incident. Your local emergency management office can help identify the hazards in your area and outline the local plans and recommendations for each. Hard the hazard-specific information with family members and include pertinent materials in your family disaster plan.

Get Ready, Ohio! Make a disaster plan. Build a disaster supplies kit. Get involved - find opportunities to support community preparedness. And, be informed - know what to do before, during an after an emergency or disaster.

Being Ready is ensuring that everyone is prepared to respond to, recover from and rebuild from any major incident - whether it’s a catastrophic tornado or flood, an influenza pandemic, or an extended power outage. Being Ready is ensuring that your homes and businesses have disaster plans. Being Ready is practicing safety drills. Being Ready is being prepared.

Heat Awareness Day

The National Weather Service announces that Friday, May 23 is National Heat Awareness Day. Plan and know what to do before extremely hot weather occurs:

  • Build an emergency kit and make a family communications plan.
  • Have air conditioners serviced. Check air conditioners for proper insulation.
  • Listen to local weather forecasts and stay aware of upcoming temperature changes.
  • Know those in your neighborhood who are elderly, young, sick or overweight. They are more likely to become victims of excessive heat.
  • Get trained in first aid to learn how to treat heat-related emergencies.
  • Click www.ready.gov/heat for additional information.

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America’s PrepareAthon!

America’s PrepareAthon! is a nationwide, community-based campaign for action to increase emergency preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions and exercises conducted at the national level every spring and fall.
This spring, the Ready campaign and America’s PrepareAthon! are focusing on four natural hazards: Wildfire, Hurricanes, Floods and Tornadoes.
For additional information and to register, click: http://1.usa.gov/Qvhu74

    Safer Ohio App

The Safer Ohio App is Ohio’s multi-functional, mobile public safety tool to use for reporting suspicious activities, requesting emergency or roadside help, and monitoring traffic conditions. Download the app at the App Store or on Google Play.

Safer Ohio App

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