2 Weeks Ready!

You’re more prepared than you think.

Being prepared to be self-sufficient for two weeks is an achievable goal. Many of the standard preparedness kit items such as flashlights, gloves, hand-crank radios, trash bags and a first-aid kit are already in your 72-hour kit. These handy, colorful and easy-to-read brochures from the State of Oregon Hazards and Preparedness web site will help you to think about how to be 2 Weeks Ready in a variety of ways.

2 Weeks Ready VideosThese fun and lively videos, each around 1 minute long, are a great way to share 2 Weeks Ready information. Click the links below to view on YouTube.

Think about it. Talk about it.Have a meaningful conversation with the members of your household to discuss the following: 

  • Do you have backup transportation methods and routes?
  • Who will care for the kids, grandparents and pets if you are unable to get to them for several hours?
  • Who in your neighborhood has medical skills, a generator, a chainsaw, or other important tools or resources?
  • Do you have an out of state contact? Designate one person to be the main contact for your group of friends or family. 

Disasters – large and small – can strike any time. Begin your 2 Weeks Ready planning today! 

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