Hurricane

Step-by-Step Hurricane Preparation

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What actions should property owners in the predicted path of the storm take to prepare?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides invaluable advice on what you should do when you receive a hurricane watch or hurricane warning alert from the National Weather Service for your area.

As the hurricane approaches, here’s a checklist of what to do as the storm approaches, broken down by hours:

1. What to do when a hurricane is 48 hours from arriving

– Review your evacuation route(s) & listen to local officials.
– Review the items in your disaster supply kit; and add items to meet the household needs of children, parents, individuals with disabilities or other access and functional needs or pets.Read More »Step-by-Step Hurricane Preparation

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Fire Safety Checklist

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