Disasters can happen anytime, anywhere, and generally without warning. No one is exempt from the effects of a disaster. You and your family may be victims. Only you can guarantee if you and your family are prepared when a disaster occurs.
Create a family disaster plan. Download the Environmental Health Emergency Handbook.
This site provides advice on water disinfection and water hauling guidelines, well and storage disinfection, sewage disposal, solid waste disposal, and salvaging food in an emergency or during a power outage. Additional links and resources are available at the State of Oregon websites listed below.