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Notify and assist family, friends, and neighbors, especially elderly or disabled.
Arrange for transportation:
Car (fill gas tank)
Ride with neighbors.
Brief family on emergency plan:
Rendezvous point, if separated.
Important papers, jewelry, etc.
Store those you cannot carry on secured shelves or upper floors.
Determine care of pets.
Secure and store loose items:
Locate utility shut-offs:
Electric and gas.
Store drinking water:
Containers, bathtub, washing machine.
Board up or tape windows/glass doors.
Moor small boats or move to a safe area.
Use telephone only for emergencies.
Monitor radio and TV for instructions.
NOTE: Pets CANNOT be brought into shelters, but can be left at home or in your car.
|Last Reviewed: Tuesday, March 20, 2007|