Last week was Emergency Preparedness Week, and here at Tyee headquarters we realized a few of us were unprepared at our homes. B.C.’s guide for households has 11 steps. Identify the risks in your region Gather emergency phone contacts Pick a meeting place Plan for your children Know where to get information during an emergency Know how to turn off utilities Store emergency water Stock emergency supplies, from a First Aid kit to food for three days Consider special needs, such as accessibility, glasses, medicine Secure your home, from bookcases to heavy furniture that could fall Create a grab-and-go bag of needed items We’re wondering how prepared you are for an emergency. * Please note that all poll answers will be publicly viewable, but anonymous. Fill out this week's poll. Please note that Tyee Barometer polls are only intended as a quick and engaging non-scientific snapshot of our readers' opinions on various topics that fit with The Tyee's very broad editorial mandate. They are not intended to be seen as a representative sampling of BC opinion.