Posted July 1, 2004 at 6:19 p.m. CDT
Nonetheless, Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge is urging families to develop emergency plans in the event of a terrorist attack.
The government has designed a web site to help families prepare for the unexpected. The address is www.ready.gov You can download planing materials and information about both natural and man made disasters.
1. Meet as a family before departing on holiday travel.
2. Make a list with each family member's name, date of birth, SS# and medication information.
3. Determine where to go in an emergency.
4. Write down contact numbers.