Be Ready.

KGW’s Keeping You Safe Campaign is about empowering you to be resilient in the face of disasters of all kinds by taking individual and family preparedness actions now; having a plan in place for when emergencies occur; and being informed of the risks you may face so you can be ready for anything.

News Stories

Building Your
Emergency Kit

September 4, 2017

Keeping You and
Your Neighbors Safe

September 12, 2017

Acting Quickly Key
to Escaping House Fires

September 19, 2017

Keeping You Safe
in an Earthquake

September 29, 2017

gallon

1 Gallon Per Person, Per Day

two weeks

Have Water for Two Weeks

14 gallons

14 Gallons Per Person

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smoke detector

Have smoke alarms that work

house escape plan

Know two ways out and where your family will meet

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Ask about emergency plans in places you often visit.


have a plan


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smartphone

Check road conditions

tire chains

Carry chains and an emergency kit

speedometer

Take it slow

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prescriptions

Make a list of your medications

ids

Keep it with your ID and insurance card

emergency room route

Know where your nearest ER is located

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CPR

Get trained in CPR

first aid

Learn first aid

home

Start a neighborhood response team

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furnace and rags

Keep combustibles like paint cans and rags away from your furnace.

water heater

Secure your water heater.

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Start a conversation about how you can help each other in an emergency.


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text message

Don't call, but text

like

Update your social media accounts

email

Send an email

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battery

Stock up on batteries

flashlight

Have flashlights handy

charging

Keep your electronics charged

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bed

Inside and outside every sleeping area

two story house

Every level of your home

calendar

Test once a month

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