The chances of a major emergency situation striking Fort Lewis College is rare, but the possibility nevertheless exists. To help prepare for an emergency, there are some steps you can take.
Know What To Do - If an emergency situation arises, having a basic understanding of what actions to take is important. Fort Lewis College has created an Emergency Response Guide which outlines what actions you should take during an emergency.
Make A Personal Plan - Get together with your family and friends to create a plan and communications strategy for yourselves. A guide to creating a family emergency plan can be found here. Naturally, if you are involved in campus emergency, follow the Fort Lewis College Emergency Response Guide first.
Create an Emergency Kit - Another good idea is to have basic supplies organized and ready to go in case of an emergency. Click here for the Red Cross' recommendations for an emergency kit.