Citizen's Guide for Emergencies

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Citizen's Guide for Emergencies

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In a major emergency or disaster, it may be several days before vital services are restored. Are you prepared?

In our changing world, Hoffman Estates may be exposed to a number of hazards, both natural and man-made. Flooding, tornado, fire, terrorism and bio-emergencies are just some of the potential disasters that could occur in the community.

If an emergency occurs, it could be hours or days without power, water and gas. First responders may be tied up with responding to the emergency at hand. Many businesses may be closed and you may not have access to services you need. What can you do to keep your family safe?

Click on the links on the left to see how you can prepare yourself and your family for emergency situations.