School Planning Guide

Schools and colleges need to prepare for a major disaster. In such an event, school

administrators and teachers will have to be self-sufficient-relying on their own resources to care for students and the surrounding community until outside help is available.

It is wise for Washington's public and private K-12 schools to develop emergency plans and conduct "drop, cover and hold" drills. Schools, children and their families need more information and education on disaster preparedness measures.

Here are ways your school can take part in this important public education campaign in April and throughout the year:

Washington State Military Department, Emergency Management Division