Video: The Importance of Assembling an Emergency Supply Kit
Posted at 1:15 p.m.
In this video, David McKernan, coordinator of emergency management, discusses emergency supply kits, their importance and what should be part of a kit.
September is National Preparedness Month, so it’s the perfect opportunity to take a few minutes and get better prepared by putting together an emergency supply kit for your home, office and vehicle(s). Learn more about emergency supply kits and how to assemble one.
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