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Hurricane Preparation Guide

06/05/2018 07:00AM ● By Robert Frey

Emergency Plan

• Develop, discuss and document an emergency plan with your loved ones.
• Have a care plan in place for pets
• Determine how emergency warnings will be received 
• Have a shelter plan
• Discuss evacuations routes

Evacuation

• Review the FEMA Evacuation Guidelines
• Allow for enough time to pack and inform friends and family if you need to leave your home
• Follow instructions issued by local officials
• Leave immediately if ordered

Contacts

• Local Law Enforcement
• Local Public Safety
• Local Hospitals
• America Red Cross
• Local TV Stations
• Family
• Emergent Management Offices
• Property Insurance Agent

Supply Kit

• Flashlights
• First Aid Kit
• Extra Batteries
• Backup Cell Phone Chargers
• Manual Can Opener
• Matches
• Hand Crank or Battery-Powered Radio
• 3-Days Non-Perishable Food




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