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Residents, visitors, and businesses can prepare for a natural disaster or other emergency situations with the Arlington Prepares app.


Active Shooter Preparedness

What is your plan if you hear gunshots; Run? Hide? Fight? The Navy Yard shooting and Montgomery Mall shooting puts active shooter preparedness on the front burner once again.

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Video: Don't Get Caught In the Dark

The Wilsons, a fictitious family in Arlington, discuss what they'd do if the power went out.