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Tips of the Season - Preparedness

Are you prepared?  This year’s hurricane season has brought the need for emergency preparedness to a new level.  Get started with these online resources in order to be prepared in advance.  Being prepared makes all the difference!   

 Ready.gov     

This comprehensive site focuses on readiness for all emergencies, especially terror threats.  There are pages for planning for your family, your home and business.  Be sure to click on make_a_plan too!

www.ready.gov

American Red Cross         

An additional general site for families to prepared for emergencies.  There are pages for general preparation, as well as documentation for financial and other records.                                         

www.redcross.org

FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides essential information about floods and hurricanes on this site.  Learn more about how to protect yourself from those disasters specific to our area.  

www.fema.gov

Locating loved ones

 

The Next of Kin Registry is a valuable tool in case of disaster.  It is a free contact system to locate your family in an emergency.

www.nokr.org/nok/restricted/home.htm

Pets

Don’t forget our four legged family members!  These tips prepared by the Humane Society of the United States are just as important for our preparedness.

www.hsus.org
 
Be sure to print the Emergency Preparedness Checklist attachment. With this list you are ready just in case.  This hurricane season has tested us! Let’s be ready just in case for our peace of mind.  Happy Organizing!  
   

Ellen R. Delap
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