FEMA Offers Natural Disaster Preparation Tips
“Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.”
“It’s an opportunity for residents to just simply sit down when we’re not under any threat of any sort, in this case, to simply remind themselves what they need to do in case of a disaster or an emergency.”
“Have a fire escape plan but also practice it with your family. Install smoke alarms, carbons monoxide detectors and also having a fire extinguisher simple steps like that can go a long way for the well being of the family.”
“Be aware of what are the threats or natural hazards that are around them and know about in our case hurricanes floods storms know about those threats, but also have evacuation routes in case they need to evacuate we should we go now what should be our destination.”
Officials say preparedness begins at home, they encourage everyone to do their part to be better prepared in case of a disaster.