If a disaster strikes, will you and your family know what to do? After a disaster, you and your family should be prepared to care for yourselves for three to five days. Emergency responders may be busy and unable to provide immediate care to all who need it.
Before A Storm
Each year prior to hurricane season, your family should review your existing strategy and make changes as necessary. Your hurricane strategy should include evacuation plans, such as where your family and pets will go, what route to take, when to leave and what supplies are necessary. Supplies should last for at least 72 hours.
In the event the storm is a threat to your surrounding area, listen to local media for information and instructions and follow these steps to prepare: