Resources

These resources and educational materials from Ready or Not? are free for anyone, including schools, local governments, community organizations, and businesses. Get prepared now before a disaster strikes.


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Surviving Disaster Screening Kit - DVD and brochures

Surviving Disaster DVD

Show this video to groups in your community. It features Texans telling their stories of survival and emergency managers offering expert advice. There are six 10-minute stories on one DVD (all in English and Spanish) plus a how-to guide to help you hold video screenings.
To order these Surviving Disaster DVDs, please e-mail DSHS.ReadyOrNot@dshs.state.tx.us
Emergency Document Bag

Emergency Document Bag

Waterproof bags for holding your important documents (15 x 12 inches).

To order these document bags, please e-mail DSHS.ReadyOrNot@dshs.state.tx.us

Emergency Plan Form

Emergency Plan Forms (PDF)


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Disaster Supply Checklist

Disaster Supply Checklist

Checklist that helps you build a disaster supply kit for evacuating or sheltering in place.

To order these Disaster Supply Checklists, please e-mail DSHS.ReadyOrNot@dshs.state.tx.us


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To receive a printed copy of this list in Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese or Braille, e-mail DSHS.ReadyOrNot@dshs.state.tx.us
Large Type Disaster Supply Checklist

Large Type Disaster Supply Checklists (PDF)


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Emergency Contact Wallet Cards

Emergency Contact Wallet Cards (PDF)


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Ready or Not? Brochure

Ready or Not? Brochure (PDF)


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Preparedness Activity Book

Preparedness Activity Book (PDF)

Teach kids how to get ready. Download and print this activity book. It is designed to challenge school-aged students on how to get prepared for disasters. Some activities may require older siblings, parents or teachers to help out. Make this a fun project and get the whole family involved in Making a Plan, Building a Kit and Getting Informed.

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QR Code Posters (PDF)

Print these full page posters and put them on your refrigerator, pin them to a bulletin board, or tape them in a window. Anyone can then scan the QR code for quick access to emergency information from Ready or Not? on Hurricanes, Floods, Tornadoes, and Wildfires.

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Video PSA

Public Service Announcements

Spread the message in your community with Ready or Not? PSAs. Share them on social media sites, play them in waiting rooms, and ask local news to run them.

Download and play PSAs: Video | Audio |  Print