Hurricanes are strong storms that can be life-threatening as well as cause serious property-threatening hazards such as flooding, storm surge, high winds and tornadoes. Preparation is the best protection against the dangers of a hurricane. Know the difference between the threat levels and plan accordingly.
It’s important that families review the list and tailor it to their location and unique needs. Individuals should also consider preparing two emergency kits — one full kit at home and a smaller portable kit for the workplace or vehicle.
If finances are tight, buy a few things at a time until your kit is complete.
Beyond the basics, consider the following: cash in case credit cards or ATMs cannot be accessed, games and puzzles for kids to…