Know if you live in an evacuation area. Assess your risks and know your home's vulnerability to storm surge, flooding and wind. Understand
Contact your local National Weather Service office and local government/emergency management office for the latest information.
Keep a list of contact information for reference.
Online hazard and vulnerability assessment tools are available to gather information about your risks.
Plan & Take Action
Everyone needs to be prepared for the unexpected. Your friends and family may not be together when disaster strikes. How will you find each other? Will you know if your children or parents are safe? You may have to evacuate or be confined to your home. What will you do if water, gas, electricity or phone services are shut off?
You will need:
You will need a minimum 3-day supply of non-perishable food that requires no refrigeration or preparation and little or no water.
First Aid Kit
Create 1 first aid kit for your home and 1 for each car, including: