Emergency Management

 

Borough of Paramus Office of Emergency Preparedness Quiz

 

Take the emergency preparedness quiz to discover how prepared you are to protect yourself, your family and your property in the event of a natural, technological, man-made disaster or a terrorist event.

 

 

 

Yes

No

1.

Have you stored at least a three (3) day supply of water at a rate of one (1) gallon of water per person per day?

 

 

2.

Have you stored at least a three (3) day supply of non-perishable foods?

 

 

3.

Did you stored food and water for your pet(s)?

 

 

4.

Do you have two (2) first aid kits—one (1) for home and one (1) for your car?

 

 

5.

Did you include with your emergency supplies at least one (1) complete change of clothing and footwear for each person?

 

 

6.

Did you include with your emergency supplies bedding such as sleeping bags, pillows and blankets?

 

 

7.

Did you include with your food and water supplies paper plates, cups, and plastic utensils?

 

 

8.

Did you include games to help keep your family occupied?

 

 

9.

Did you include sufficient prescription drugs and medications?

 

 

10.

Did you include important family documents and credit cards?

 

 

11.

Did you pack a portable radio and extra batteries?

 

 

12.

Do you know the methods of public alert and warning in your community?

 

 

13.

Do you have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your home?

 

 

14.

Do you have a Home Evacuation Plan in place?

 

 

15.

Do you have a place to go (family, friends or motel) out of the area if you must evacuate?

 

 

16.

Do you know how to SHELTER-IN-PLACE?

 

 

17.

Do you have an emergency plan at your place of employment and do you know it?

 

 

18.

Do you know the emergency plan for the schools that your children attend?

 

 

19.

Have you educated your children and others in your home in your emergency and evacuation plans?

 

 

20.

Are you confident that you can survive a disaster or major emergency?

 

 

 

The passing grade for this quiz is 100%.

 

If you answered NO to any of the above questions, you have not fully prepared for an emergency. Natural disasters including hurricanes, floods, and winter storms as well as man made events such as chemical accidents, transportation accidents, and terrorism can occur at any time and without warning.

 

If you answered YES to all of the above questions, you should be prepared for any emergency including a terrorist event.

 

Contact the Borough of Paramus Office of Emergency Management with any questions or assistance in developing your plan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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