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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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.texas.gov

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.texas.gov


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To receive a printed copy of this list in Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese or Braille, e-mail DSHS.ReadyOrNot@dshs.texas.gov
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)


To order these Ready or Not brochures, please e-mail DSHS.ReadyOrNot@dshs.texas.gov



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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.

To order these Preparedness Activity Books, please e-mail DSHS.ReadyOrNot@dshs.texas.gov


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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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Print Ad

Print Ads (PDF)


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Audio PSAs

Audio Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

The Make a Plan audio spots take a general preparedness, all-hazards approach and can be used for both paid and PSA placement. Versions of the 30 sec. Make a Plan spot may be customized with an audio tag at the end of the spot. To download an audio file, right-click on its link, then select the "Save Target As..." option.