One of the best ways individuals can ensure they will survive a burn disaster and are able to assist others is to become personally prepared. This means properly planning escape routes, having a stockpile of emergency medical supplies and knowing how to contact emergency personnel. Many of the same tips that are related to being fire-safe also apply to personal preparedness in a burn disaster. To read more safety tips from the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, click here. Or, visit www.readync.org to find advice for becoming personally prepared for emergencies.