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What to do to make it through
Catastrophes can happen at any time. Preparing for three days will help you make it through many of the disasters you’ll face in the Puget Sound region including major storms and even small earthquakes. However, to make it through a major catastrophe (like a major earthquake), you’ll need to be prepared for longer at least seven to 10 days.
To learn the three most important things you can do to survive a catastrophe and start planning, visit: www.makeitthrough.org.
Ready Freddie!is a humor-filled coloring and activity book that helps elementary-school aged children and their families know what to do and how to take care of themselves during disasters that are common to Western Washington.
Survivor Talescomic bookstell the real-life stories of individuals who have weathered major disasters. The comics show how a disaster might play out and help readers determine what they might need to be survivors, too. These stories showcase how neighbors and communities can pull together and provide practical tips from actual survivors:
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