Preparing for a natural disaster is never easy, but Rich Woodruff from the Utah Red Cross has some suggestions in case this happens to you.

He says you should assemble an emergency preparedness kit and create an evacuation plan that includes your pets.

Officials say if a natural disaster is about to happen, happening or has happened, you need to stay inside where it’s safe.

You should avoid being in any floodwater, as it may contain with sewage or contain dangerous insects or animals.

After a natural disaster like a flood, you should make sure everyone knows that you’re okay. You should also make sure your children and pets away from hazardous sites and floodwater.

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