September is Emergency Preparedness Month
Floods, fires, major snow storms volcanoes and earthquakes. Just some of the things that people need to be prepared for in Central Washington. This is national preparedness month and officials with the Washington State Office of Emergency Management says everyone needs to create their own emergency kit that could sustain someone for up to three days. So he says start with water. A gallon per person per day is the recommendation.
Officials say the water is the most important part of your emergency kit.
Preparedness officials say the biggest most destructive threat to Central Washington is an earthquake in which there would be no warning. They say everyone should be prepared to be cut off from services for a minimum of three days.