Thursday, June 22, 2017
Disaster Plan
  • Know your home and what hazardous condition could arise. If you know your homes vulnerability to storm surge, flooding and high wind you can better assess what action you and your loved ones need to take when a hurricane or other severe weather threatens our community
  • Locate a safe room or the safest area in your home for each hazard. In some cases your home may not be safe and you will need to be prepared to seek shelter
  • Determine escape routes from your home and places to meet should you become separated for any length of time
  • Have an out of state friend as a contact so all your family members have a single point of contact
  • Make plans now for what to do with your pets if you have to evacuate
  • Post emergency telephone numbers by your phones and make sure your children know how and when to call 911
  • Check your insurance policy and coverage – flood damage is not usually covered by homeowners insurance
  • Stock non-perishable emergency supplies and make a Disaster Supply Kit
  • Use a NOAA weather radio station and remember to replace the batteries every 6 months as you do with your smoke detector
  • Take First Aid, CPR and Disaster Preparedness Classes if available to you in your community