March 5-11 is Severe Weather Awareness Week for Missouri
Prepare emergency supplies for spring storm season
Natural disasters, like tornadoes and severe storms, are things we don’t like to think about until necessary. But in Missouri, being prepared for spring storm and tornado season is a necessity...
“Missourians need to understand emergency preparedness is their responsibility. The Red Cross, the state and FEMA are not going to take care of you. They will come to your aid when they’re needed at some point,” said Eric Evans, community emergency management specialist. “But it’s your responsibility to take care of your family, yourself and your pets and be ready for the next impending emergency.”
For important information about the three things families need to be prepared for weather emergencies, see the full version of this article at http://missourifamilies.org/features/copingarticles/coping16.htm