Ready NoVA Emergency Family and Business Planners

Emergency Family and Business Planning

Ready NOVA dot org. Online emergency preparendess planners for your family or business. Do you know how to respond if disaster strikes where you live or where you work? If your family members are in different locations, do you have a plan for how you will contact each other and how you can reunite at a safe location? If your business is directly impacted by a disaster, do you have a plan to re-establish critical business operations at a secondary location?

The 12 jurisdictions in Northern Virginia have partnered to create an online emergency family preparedness planner and an online emergency business preparedness planner to assist residents and businesses in the region become better prepared. Both planners, online at, provide an easy-to-use tool for developing emergency plans that follow basic and accepted emergency management practices.

The family preparedness planner provides a way for families to develop their emergency plan, a family communications plan and guidelines for developing their emergency survival kit.

The business preparedness planner provides a detailed process for businesses to develop their emergency plan, including continuity of operations, communications plans and also to identify the process for the return to their facility after a disaster.

Both planners meet ADA requirements for accessibility. Additionally, user privacy is guaranteed – no personal or business information is saved by the website or either planner application.

The website was made possible by a Department of Homeland Security grant and was coordinated by the partner localities that make up the Northern Virginia metropolitan region.

Northern Virginia Jurisdictions
The cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park; the towns of Herndon and Vienna; and Arlington County, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Prince William County and Stafford County.


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