Introduction: Mapping My Neighborhood in Case of Emergency.
In case of emergency and/or disaster you can map your neighborhood to get to know the people and have a plan. In general this is part of :
- Pen / Pencil
Step 1: Sketch Out Your Neighborhood
A general outline is fine to start.
Step 2: Walk House to House and Get to Know Your Neighbors.
- Get to know their names.
- Explain your mission.
- Ask if they'd like to be part of the neighborhood emergency preparedness plan.
- Get their email and phone and ask if they are willing to share it with all of the neighbors.
- Find out what career fields they are in and skill sets they are willing to share.
- Ask what equipment they'd be willing to share.
- Assign roles.
Step 3: Document and Share Your Information
- Once you return home document and update your map.
- Add contact info of those willing to share to a common data base.
- Share with the neighborhood team.
Step 4: Schedule Quarterly Meetings
- As the neighborhood lead schedule quarterly meetings in the dive way.
- Encourage everyone to get CERT and First Aid trained.
- Keep updates once per quarter.
- The CERT manual is available for free here: https://www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/2019.CE...
- Keep training!
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