How should I prepare for a disaster?
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has an online guide to preparing for disaster, along with arguments for why this is important. To read the guide, go to http://www.fema.gov. Please note, this link will take you off the City of Saco website.
How can I get training for self preparedness?
The City of Saco's Emergency Management department periodically offers training sessions on various aspects of emergency and disaster preparedness. For a list of upcoming courses, check the emergency management department's page at http://www.sacomaine.org/departments/ema/index.shtml
Where do I go if I have to evacuate?
The City of Saco and the American Red Cross have made arrangements for several evacuation shelters around the city. To see a list of potential shelters follow this link: http://www.sacomaine.org/departments/ema/shelters.shtml