Being prepared for an emergency is everyone's responsibility. The goal is to have every person and family capable of being self-sufficient for 72 hours during a large disaster. It is hoped that this website will help you understand the types of emergencies that can and will happen in Tompkins County and will help you learn how you can be prepared for them.
Disaster and emergency information will
If your TV is working, monitor a regional all-news channel, such as Time-Warner News, or the Weather Channel. A weather radio will also provide accurate and current information.
SAFETY TIP OF THE MONTH:
Tompkins READY News
Q & A: WHAT TYPES OF EMERGENCIES CAN
HAPPEN IN TOMPKINS COUNTY?
There are certain basic concepts of preparedness that apply to any type of situation:
* Be Informed