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Prepare for an Imminent Disaster


When a natural disaster is imminent, it's time to implement the community emergency plan and notify management and residents to get ready for impact. Managers can help community residents prepare for emergency situations by promoting awareness, personal planning, and training. 

Warning: FEMA does NOT reimburse community associations that remove debris from private roads. We strongly encourage you to review the guideline for removing debris​. ​

Community and Individual Preparedness

The community's emergency plan and basic evacuation procedures should be widely known and communicated. Residents should always have a personal emergency plan. Ask yourselves these questions when making the plan:


Disasters vary, and your community should plan for those most likely to happen in your region. The American Red Cross provides detailed resources on how you can prepare and recover from the following disasters: