Be Organized to Stay Safe, Ready to Evacuate

| September 26, 2011

In recent weeks, we’ve watched dangerous grass fires break out near Houston and Austin. Several of our employees at MD Anderson who work at the Bastrop and Smithville campuses were among those who lost their homes in the devastating fires. The fires broke out on the heels of the anniversaries of Hurricanes Ike and Carla, both of which caused tremendous damage in our area. Ironically, September is National Preparedness Month. Are you prepared for a disaster? No one thinks it will happen to them. But it can. Be safe. Be prepared. Be ready. Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe…