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The Individual's Role

The idea of a terrorist or other violent attack is frightening. We may feel there is nothing the private citizen can do to help.

But there have been cases across the country where information from the public has helped prevent a violent crime, or has led officials to those responsible.

And as in any emergency, if we have planned ahead and can take care of ourselves and our families, it allows responders to focus their efforts on helping those more vulnerable.

Click on the plus (+) sign for more detail.  And check out the additional partner and MainePrepares resources.

 Build an emergency plan with your family
 Make sure your plan includes how you will communicate with each other in an emergency
 Be aware of your surroundings
 If you see something, say something
 Stay informed
 Be sure of your information

How to Report a Concern

Here are some additional resources from our partners and from Maine Prepares.

Prepareness and Safety Fact Sheets from Maine Prepares:

    Partner Resources: