Make Emergency Plans
Make an evacuation plan with your neighbor. Exchange contact information, and preferences for how best to check on one another's safety in times of emergency.
Make Fun Plans
Plan a neighborhood potluck to boost spirits.
Involve the kids
Remind kids of ways they can feel safe and cared about by maintaining basic routines around meals, play, and sleep; providing them with opportunities to express what their thinking or feeling; and helping them participate in some of the planning for what most directly effects them.
Go out of your way (in simple ways)
Share acts of kindness and encouragement.
Shopping local can help you meet your neighbors and supports local businesses as they rebuild.
Are you a community leader?
Invite your colleagues and fellow business leaders to get together to share tips for organizational coping.
Volunteer to help a neighbor pack during an evacuation.