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Tip #1: Download your Prepare in a Year Guide from the Washington Emergency Management Division and take one step a month for the next 12 months to get prepared. Get yours by clicking here.
Tip #2: Be Two Weeks Ready. You may need to survive on your own after an emergency. This means having your own food, water and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for two weeks. Get your Two Weeks Ready guide here from Washington Emergency Management Division here.
Tip #3: Know your evacuation routes and assembly points. Practice them and become familiar with them. More information on planning for an evacuation from FEMA can be found by clicking here.
Tip #4a: Visit Washington Emergency Management Division for publications and documents visit https://mil.wa.gov/publications.
Tip #4b: Become familiar with Whatcom County's Natural Hazards Explorer here: https://tinyurl.com/29f5ht6r
Tip #5: Whatcom Conservation District has tons of resources including homeowner assistance to improve the safety of your home and neighborhood presentations on wildfire risk and preparedness.