Be Prepared for a Hurricane

Fall 2004 CSANews Issue 52  |  Posted date : May 15, 2007.Back to list

Would you know what to do if a hurricane was coming your way? Being prepared in advance is the best way to reduce the chances of personal injury and major property damage. Here's what you should do:

  • Prepare your hurricane disaster kit
  • Plan an evacuation route
  • Make arrangements for your pets
  • Protect your windows
  • Inquire about flood insurance

Hurricane Disaster Kit
Your hurricane disaster kit should include the following items:

  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Portable, battery-operated radio
  • First aid kit
  • Emergency food and water
  • Non-electric can opener
  • Essential medications
  • Cash and credit cards
  • Sturdy pair of shoes