The key to any disaster is to make a plan before one hits. September is National Preparedness month and Stacy Burks with American Red Cross would like to see people be prepared if a disaster should strike:

Burks says, not only have your safety kits but also download the Red Cross App that helps people to let others know that you are safe during a disaster:

Burks encourages people to go to Red Cross website for information on disaster safety. There people will learn all the tips and information on how to be safe during and after a disaster.