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Virginia Cooperative Extension encourages the public to be prepared for disasters

   

Virginia Cooperative Extension encourages the public to be prepared for disasters An emergency kit is a collection of items your household may need in the event of an emergency. It should contain enough items to supply food and water for your family for at least three days. Photo credit: Extension Disaster Education Network

September marks Emergency Preparedness Month, and Virginia Cooperative Extension encourages families to be disaster-aware and take action to prepare.

“A disaster can strike anyone, anywhere, and sometimes without notice. This makes it essential for families to form a safety plan," says Michael Martin, Virginia Cooperative Extension emergency response and preparedness coordinator.

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