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Disaster Preparedness for Habitat Homeowners

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What Will You Learn?

  • Introduction to Disasters
  • How to Make a Plan
  • Building a Kit
  • Staying Informed

Course Content

Introduction to Disasters in Your Community
This module defines the difference between a disaster and a hazard. In addition, you will understand how to assess risk for hazards in your community.

  • Welcome
    01:00
  • First Survey
    04:00
  • Learning Objectives
    00:01
  • Introduction to Disasters in Your Community
    04:10
  • Learn More
    03:00
  • Quiz on Introduction to Disaster Planning

Get Ready
This module describes the items needed for a disaster preparedness kit and the types of kits your household may need. Build a Kit Different kinds of kits Go bag Household kits Work Home Basic Emergency Supplies Kits Checklist What is essential? Customize your kit Pets Kids Disabilities/ special needs Important Documents/ Records

Stay Informed
This module explains different sources to stay informed on important disaster related information.

Type of Common Disasters
Almost any disaster imaginable is a disaster that can strike in Texas. This includes fire, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, hail, flood and even earthquakes! This module looks at fire and hurricanes.

Insurance and Financial Preparedness
This module outlines the importance for proper insurance coverage and thinking through financial preparedness, including emergency funds, for your household.

In closing
Disaster Preparedness Final Thoughts Thank you for completing the Disaster Preparedness Workshop for homeowners. Before downloading your certificate, please fill out THIS SURVEY.  To download your Certificate of Completion, click “Complete Lesson” on the top right hand side of the screen of this page before continuing on. Once each module is completed (meaning there is a green check mark by each lesson on the left hand side of your screen), return to the course homepage. Now, you should see a gray button on the ride side of the screen that says “Complete Course.” When you move your arrow over that button, it should turn blue. Click that button. Next, the page should automatically reload and the “Complete Course” button should now read “Download Certificate.” If you have any questions, please reach out to Habitat Texas at info@habitattexas.org. 

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Pam Hammer
2 weeks ago
It was a good reminder of things we need to do but also just plan for something that would not normally happen in this part of the country but will all that has happened over the last couple of years with weather it is a REALLY GOOD TO KNOW.

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