the type of hazards that could affect your family. Know your home's vulnerability
to storm surge, flooding and wind.
a safe room or the safest areas in your home for each hurricane hazard. In
certain circumstances the safest areas may not be your home but within your
escape routes from your home and places to meet. These should be measured
in tens of miles rather than hundreds of miles.
an out-of-state friend as a family contact, so all your family members have
a single point of contact.
a plan now for what to do with your pets if you
need to evacuate.
emergency telephone numbers by your phones and make sure your children know
how and when to call 911.
your insurance coverage - flood damage is not usually covered by homeowners
non-perishable emergency supplies and a Disaster
a NOAA weather radio. Remember
to replace its battery every 6 months, as you do with your smoke detectors.
First Aid, CPR and disaster preparedness classes.