In Case of Emergency

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in General, Newsletter, Residential

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After news of the flooding in Louisiana, it makes you think…How prepared would you be for a disaster?

Help may not arrive right away…
Being organized and knowing what to do during an emergency  (man-made or natural) is an important part of being prepared for your family.  Here are some tips to get you started:

-Assemble a Disaster Supply Kit-

The following items are recommended:

  1. Water. One gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation.
  2. Food. At least a three-day supply of non-perishable food.
  3. Battery-powered or hand crank radio with tone alert and extra batteries
  4. Flashlight and extra batteries.
  5. First aid kit.
  6. Whistle to signal for help.
  7. Dust mask to filter contaminated air.
  8. Moist towelettes and other basic toiletries for personal sanitation.
  9. Manual can opener for food.
  10. Pet food, if necessary.
  11. Local maps.
  12. Cell phone with chargers, inverter or solar charger.
  13. Insulation (blankets, clothes)
  14. Repair Kit- tools.
    -Create a Family Plan in case you are not together when disaster strikes.

    Downloadable Family Plan

    Taking the time to prepare now can save your life later.