Create A Family Emergency Binder

We've all heard the saying "hope for the best, prepare for the worst" when it comes to emergency preparedness. This preparation should include storing all important documents in a place that's both safe and easily accessible in the event of an emergency. One great idea is to use a binder to keep all of your documents organized.

What Should Be Included In Your Emergency Binder?

• Emergency contacts and numbers

-Family

-Friends

-Doctors

- Work contacts

- School contacts

- Utilities

- Non-emergency numbers

• Copies of Important Documents

- Driver's Licenses/State ID's

-Passports

- Social Security Cards

- Birth Certificates

- Adoption Records

- Marriage License

- Military Records

- Church Records

-Will/Trust/Power of Attorney

- Insurance Cards

-Deeds & Titles

• Financial Information

- Copy of Tax Returns

- List of Bank Accounts

-Credit Card Statements/Information

- Stocks & Bonds

- Certificates of Deposit

- Password Information for Accounts

• Medical Information

- List of Prescriptions

- List of Allergies

- Immunization Records

- Vital Information for each family member

- Medical Release Form

• Cash

• Family Photos