Accounting for yourself – sharing information about your status and whereabouts – is critically important during a disaster.
Department of Defense-affiliated personnel and their family members can use these disaster and evacuation emergency contacts to self-account during natural and man-made disasters.
The Personnel Accountability e-Tutorial on Military OneSource offers important information on how to account for yourself and others during disasters.
Additional Personnel Accountability Resources:
Military OneSource also provides information on preparing for disasters and dealing with their aftermath for service members and their families:
Emergency Family Assistance
Don’t Get Left Behind: How to Evacuate When Disaster Strikes
Before-and-After Steps and Resources for Disasters
Creating a Family Emergency Plan
Preparing Your Family For Emergencies – The Essentials
Home Disaster Planning – The Essentials
Steps to Take After a Flood, Fire or Other Natural Disaster
American Red Cross Support for Military Families
Military Relief Organizations and Emergency Financial Help
A man looks at the camera. - Kevin Greene poses for a photo in 2007.
A soldier in a Civil War-era uniform sits for a photo. - Army 1st Lt. Axel H. Reed, Medal of Honor recipient.
Children and adults are seated in a room. - Family members watch a farewell ceremony at the Fort William Henry Harrison Reserve Center gymnasium in Helena, Mont., Sept. 7, 2019.
A man sits in a dune buggy. - Bruce Meyers sits in his Meyers Manx, a fiberglass dune buggy, in September 2007.
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