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  • Terrorism

    Devestating acts such as terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, have left many concerned about the possibility of future incidents in the U.S. and their potential impacts.  Taking preparatory action can reassure you and your family that you can exert a measure of control even in the face of such events.

    Preparing for a Terrorist Attack

     

    • Remain calm and be patient
    • Follow the advice of local emergency officials
    • Listen to local radio or television for news and instructions.
    • If the disaster occurs near you, check for injuries.  Give first aid and get help for seriously injured people.
    • If the disaster occurs near your home, check for damage, fire, fire hazards and other household hazards.  Shut off any damaged utilities.
    • Confine or secure pets.
    • Call your family contacts.
    • Check on your neighbors, especially those who are elderly or disabled.