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Hurricane
Preparedness
• Discuss the type of hazards that could affect
your family. Know your home’s vulnerability to storm surge, flooding and wind.
• Locate a safe room or the safest areas in your home for each hurricane
hazard. In certain circumstances the safest areas may not be your
home but within your community.
• Strengthen the exterior of your house so wind and debris do not tear large
openings in it. You can do this by protecting and reinforcing these five
critical areas: roof, straps, shutters, doors, windows and garage doors.
• Determine escape routes from your home and places to meet.
• Have an out-of-state friend as a family contact, so all your family
members have a single point of contact.
• Make a plan now for what to do with your pets if you need to evacuate.
• Post emergency telephone numbers by your phones and make sure
your children know how and when to call 911.
• Check your insurance coverage - flood damage is not usually covered
by homeowners insurance. National Flood Insurance Program
• Stock non-perishable emergency supplies and a Disaster Supply Kit:
• Water - at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days;
• Food - at least enough for 3 to 7 days (non-perishable packaged or canned
food/juices, foods for infants or the elderly, snack foods, non-electric can
opener, cooking tools/fuel, paper plates/plastic utensils);
• Blankets / Pillows, etc.
• Clothing - seasonal / rain gear/ sturdy shoes
• First Aid Kit / Medicines / Prescription Drugs
• Special Items - for babies and the elderly
• Toiletries / Hygiene items / Moisture wipes
• Flashlight / Batteries
• Radio - Battery operated and NOAA weather radio
• Telephones - Fully charged cell phone with extra battery and a traditional
(not cordless) telephone set
• Cash (with some small bills) and Credit Cards - Banks and ATMs
may not be available for extended periods
• Keys
• Toys, Books and Games
• Important documents - in a waterproof container or watertight resealable plastic
bag - insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, Social Security card, etc.
• Tools - keep a set with you during the storm
• Vehicle fuel tanks filled
• Pet care items (proper identification/immunization records/medications, ample
supply of food and water, a carrier or cage and a muzzle and leash.
• Use a NOAA weather radio. Remember to replace its battery every 6 months,
as you do with your smoke detectors.
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