Disaster Survival

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Shelter In Place

What Does It Mean to “Shelter in Place”?

Be prepared for staying put
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 3:49 PM

As you work on you emergency preparedness it is important to understand the new vocabulary. Terms that you hear quite a bit are “Shelter in Place” and “Grab and Go." It is important to make sure you have emergency supplies that allow you to do both.

Depending on the disaster and depending on the circumstances surrounding the disaster you may need to “Shelter in Place” or you may need to evacuate or “Grab and Go."