We know that in a major disaster, city resources will be overwhelmed and individuals will have to rely on their family, friends, co-workers and neighbors to provide support and assistance for at least seven to 10 days. This can seem pretty overwhelming, but there are some very simple steps you can take that will make it easier for you to get by following a big disaster. You don't have to have a big group, lots of money, or spend a lot of time. Learn about little steps you can take to make you better prepared for disasters, big and small, by visiting the preparedness information links to the left.