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Emergency Supply Kit
When preparing for a possible emergency situation, it’s best to think first about the basics of survival: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth. Read More
Division of Fire has prepared a Community Disaster Preparedness Manual (PDF, 143 kb), which covers many kinds of disasters, including hurricanes, winter storms, and terrorism. The manual includes lists of things to do before and during an emergency, and lists of things you might want to have on hand. Here is the Spanish version: Manual de Preparacin comunal para casos de desastres (PDF).
Be mindful of the quickly approaching hurricane season by taking a time out to get prepared.
Know What Hurricane WATCH and WARNING Mean
WATCH: Hurricane conditions are possible in the specified area of the WATCH, usually within 36 hours.
WARNING: Hurricane conditions are expected in the specified area of the WARNING, usually within 24 hours.