5-Step Toolkit for Neighborhood Disaster Planning
The City of Los Angeles provides some great downloads to help you with your neighborhood emergency planning. Here you will find a toolkit, guides for plans and facilitators, survey templates, sample plans, door hanger templates and more.
Listen, Protect and Connect: Family to Family, Neighbor to Neighbor
Forty-six percent of individuals expect to rely a great deal on people in their neighborhood for assistance within the first 72 hours after a disaster. The Neighbor Helping Neighbor approach seeks to support state, tribal and local agencies, civic organizations, faith-based groups and other community organizations that serve the whole community. Find more info about how communities can help each other on Ready.gov
Map Your Neighborhood Discussion Guide (PDF)
This 25-page PDF from the Washington State Emergency Management Division offers a plan for mapping your neighborhood in preparation for a disaster. A very helpful tool that describes how a group of neighbors can become self sufficient in the event of an emergency or natural disaster when access to resources may be limited for a few days, or longer.