Preparing for a Disaster
Record flooding, tornadoes, winter blizzards, devastating hurricanes, pandemics and derecho-type storms have all visited Maryland in the last decades. Unfortunately, as our climate changes, it’s not a question of “if” a disaster is going to strike again, but “when?”
That’s why AIA and the Baltimore Office of Sustainability want all Baltimore residents to be prepared. How? There are three ways:
By working together to prepare for natural disasters, we can make Baltimore a more resilient and sustainable city. These short printable documents provide information on emergency contacts, planning, first aid kits, generators, food and water checklists.
More information can be found on the following websites:
Baltimore Office for Sustainability - http://www.baltimoresustainability.org/make-a-kit-build-a-plan-help-each-other/
Maryland Emergency Management Agency - http://mema.maryland.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Ready.gov - https://www.ready.gov/