Planning for all members of the family is important in an emergency.
Visit Fire Chat in the link below, create an evacuation kit including spare medications your pets may need and ensure your pets microchip details are up to date.
Video courtesy of RSPCA WA and DFES
Is your best friend bushfire ready?With summer well underway, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA and RSPCA WA are urging Western Australians to include pets in their bushfire survival plans. Check out the video which outlines steps to consider when evacuating with your pets. More info is available here: https://www.rspcawa.asn.au/news/2018-01-03-is-your-best-friend-bushfire-ready
Posted by RSPCA WA on Wednesday, 3 January 2018
How to train your brain for disasters.
Dr Rob Gordon shares some insight:
“People cannot imagine what it’s going to be like, so there’s a kind of natural tendency to make light of something that other people are taking seriously, when we haven’t experienced it,” he says.
Video courtesy of ABC Emergency
Go to the Are you ready, Red Cross quiz to see if you’re prepared and what you might need to do
Emergencies, helpful hints:
Where can you get the most up to date Emergency warnings and incident information ? From the website Emergency WA.
If the internet is down or power isn’t available you can also call 13 DFES (13 33 37).
Put it in your phone now so you have it ready should you need it in an emergency for storm or fire information.