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Natural Remedy Emergency Preparedness Kit 

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Disasters are happening around us all the time. Hurricane Harvey motivated me to get this info out to everyone. We have no control over Natural disasters but we can be prepared. For centuries, mankind has relied on Mother Nature to provide food, clothing, and even medicine. Yes, medicine. Some of today’s most effective medications are derived from natural food products in the world around us.

So, you might be wondering what are some natural ways to prepare for a disaster? Let’s talk about some important items you should add to your Emergency Bug Out Bag.
Having a herbal first-aid kit with my favorite remedies gives me peace of mind.
With the following herbs, essential oils, & natural remedies you should be able to treat just about any common condition you are likely to encounter.


My Top 12


• Activated Charcoal For acute use in food poisoning, intestinal illness, vomiting, diarrhea, ingestion of toxins, etc. Also used for indigestion, gas, and bloating.
Activated charcoal taken as a powder is the most effective form of charcoal that can be used. The best method of use is to take the required spoonfuls of powder, place them in the bottom of a cup or glass, and add water while rapidly stirring the charcoal into the water, then drink it down, along with a second glass of water to include any residue .
Dosages:
⦁ 1 tsp./8 oz. Glass water (1-3 times/day) - General Health
⦁ 1 tsp./8 oz. Glass water (4-7 times/day) - General Illness (Flus, Colds)
⦁ 1 tsp./8 oz. Glass- water (8-12 times/day) - Serious Illness
Can be used for treatment of wounds, ulcers, and bruises heals bug bites. Draws out infections and poisons:
Make a poultice by putting 1-2 tablespoons of charcoal powder in a container and adding just enough water to make a paste. Spread the paste on a paper towel, cloth, or piece of gauze cut to fit the area to be treated. Make sure the cloth is moist, warm, and thoroughly saturated with the paste.
Place it over the wound cloth-side down and cover it with a piece of plastic wrap or plastic bag cut to overlap the poultice by an inch on every side. Fix in place with adhesive tape.
Poultices should be changed every 6-10 hours. Do not put charcoal directly on broken skin, as it may cause a tattooing effect .


• Arnica gel or cream Arnica (Arnica montana) flowers have anti-inflammatory and circulation-stimulating properties; the gel or cream is excellent for sore muscles, sprains, strains and bruises or any type of trauma . Do not apply arnica to broken skin.


• Bentonite Clay
⦁ Internal Use : Traditionally, only small amounts of hydrated clay are required to achieve the following benefits
⦁ Detoxification of the digestive system (the sorptive action of clay pulls contaminants from the body) ·
⦁ Bacterial, organic and non-organic toxicity ·
⦁ Elimination of internal parasites (digestive tracts ) ·
⦁ Immune System Support ( clay used internally stimulates the body's elimination system and supports organ function ) Stomach Aches and bacterial food poisoning
Treatment of Internal Organs: Clay compress (dressing saturated with hydrated clay ) applied to cover the organ for 20 minutes per application to start, tolerance carefully monitored, extended to 1 hour applications as tolerable, progress to clay pack and 20 minute treatments, then to one hour as tolerance permits-- as needed with internal cleansing support.
Chronic Headaches: Clay pack applied to the nape of the neck for twenty minutes, then applied to the forehead for twenty minutes.
Severe Bacterial Infections: Wound cleansed thoroughly with liquid bentonite, clay packs applied at least 1/2 inch thick, dressings changed as often as required due to drainage, never allow clay to dry on damaged tissues
Bone & Muscle Damage : Clay pack applied immediately after injury, applied 1/2 - 1 inch thick and covered, changed as needed ( 1/2 - 12 hrs. ), duration to maximum tolerance.
Rapid healing of injuries clay packs compresses ( bruises, sprains, burns, etc.): Thick applied to springs, bruises, breaks, etc. Thin clay strips, covered, or applied to burns. For any injury that includes a break in the skin, never allow the clay to dry. Simply change out the dressing as needed.
Radiation: Clay must be used internally and immediately. Clay baths repeated to tolerance with as much hydrated clay as the individual can tolerate (based on their stamina) for 20 minutes to one hour. or thick clay wraps, alternating treatment to key locations of the body (targeting the lymphatic system and primary organs, treatments based on tolerance

• Cayenne To stop Bleeding from a wound: Immediately pack wound with cayenne pepper or tincture..the blood will clot within seconds! Pack wound with cayenne and cover with a dressing. Rinse daily and repack with cayenne. IN 2-3 days it will look as if you have had stitches and the cayenne will turn black in the wound. This is normal. Keep covered and wound will heal with no scarring.
INTERNAL BLEEDING: Mix 1-2 tsp in a cup of water and drink.
For strokes and heart attacks immediately give 1-3 droppersfull of cayenne tincture or cayenne powder in water.
A wound, external or internal, will stop bleeding if the individual will drink a cup of water (preferably hot) with a teaspoon of cayenne pepper (red pepper) stirred into it. The bleeding will stop generally by the time a person can count up to ten after drinking the cayenne tea. The cayenne equalizes the blood pressure from the top of the head to the feet. This keeps the pressure from the hemorrhage area so it will clot naturally, which it cannot do with heavy blood pressure pumping the blood rapidly at the hemorrhage area.

• Colloidal Silver  ~ Colloidal Silver is the only antibiotic known reportedly to kill all types of viruses, funguses and bacteria. Colloidal Silver is also the only antibiotic known to be perfectly harmless to all parts of the body. Whilst the liver and kidneys can be harmed by other antibiotics, Colloidal Silver promotes healing.
Water purification: Colloidal Silver is an excellent water purifier.
Water stored with one or two tablespoons of Colloidal Silver per 5 litres will be safe and sweet tasting for a very long time.
Water containing germ contaminants (not toxic chemicals) can be made drinkable by adding two to three tablespoons of Colloidal Silver per every 5 litres of water.
The Silver while purifying the water is also beneficial to the body, unlike the commercial tablets containing toxic chlorine bleach!
You can use the colloidal silver as the liquid medium for making your poultices and drawing clay packs.


• Ginger ~ Ginger is a root that has been used in Asia for centuries. It not only adds a warm flavor to food, but it also is used internally to assist with the discomfort associated with motion sickness, morning sickness, indigestion, colic, abdominal chills, colds, coughs, and peripheral circulation problems. Historically, it has been used externally to calm spasmodic pain, rheumatism, lumbago, menstrual cramps, and sprains


• Echinacea ~ Echinacea can increase the immune system. Echinacea can also be used to disinfect wounds before bandaging. Sometimes people apply echinacea to their skin to treat boils, abscesses, skin wounds, ulcers, burns, eczema, psoriasis, UV radiation skin damage, herpes simplex, bee stings, and hemorrhoids. Alleviates Pain. Anti-Inflammatory
Echinacea is also a fantastic remedy for a whole slew of infections.
Bloodstream infections, Genital herpes, Gum disease, Malaria Syphilis, Typhoid, Urinary tract infections, Vaginal yeast infections.


• Lavender essential oil
The health benefits of lavender essential oil include its ability to eliminate nervous tension, prevent infections, relieve pain, disinfect the scalp and skin, enhance blood circulation and treat respiratory problems.
Bug Repellent The smell of lavender essential oil is potent for many types of bugs like mosquitoes, midges, and moths. Apply some of the lavender oil on the exposed skin when outside to prevent these irritating bites. Furthermore, if you do happen to be bitten by one of those bugs, the lavender essential oil has anti-inflammatory qualities that will reduce the irritation and the pain associated with bug bites.


• Oregano Essential Oil ~ The health benefits of Oregano Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, antiparasitic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, digestive, emmenagogue and anti-allergenic substance.
Many skin infections are also caused by these fungi. Oregano Oil, if used either internally or externally, can effectively protect the body against many of these fungal infections.
Prevents Infections as well. This gives you an added level of protection against most bacterial diseases, such as infections in the colon and urinary tract, as well as typhoid, cholera, sores, skin infections and temporary problems like food poisoning.
Antiparasitic ~ Many types of parasites, such as round worms, tape worms, lice, bed bugs, mosquitoes, and fleas, can live inside or outside the human body. These parasites use the human body as a source of food, and as a vessel or carrier of communicable diseases. Oregano Essential Oil, when ingested, can eliminate intestinal worms, and when it is applied externally, it effectively keeps away lice, bed bugs, mosquitoes, and fleas, so it is not uncommon to find oregano essential oil as a component of organic bug sprays and repellents.

• Peppermint Essential oil or Herb Releases tight muscles, great for pain relief. Boosts energy. Is a great digestive herb. For upset stomach or digestive illness, the herb is made into a tea. The tincture can be used internally or externally for headache or digestive troubles The essential oil applied behind the ears and on the feet helps alleviate headache or nausea and a weak tea made from the herb and rubbed on the skin can help sooth a colicky baby.
Joint Therapy –When your joints get achy, applying some pure peppermint oil mixed with lavender oil can cool muscles like an ice bath, but help you to stay warm and dry.
Muscle Pain Relief –Peppermint essential oil is a very effective natural painkiller and muscle relaxant. It is especially helpful in soothing an aching back, sore muscles, and melting away a tension headache.
Sinus Care –Inhaling diffused peppermint oil can oftentimes immediately unclog your sinuses and offer relief to scratchy throats. Peppermint acts as an expectorant and may provide relief for colds, cough, sinusitis, asthma, and bronchitis.

• Slippery Elm ~ Slippery Elm makes a wonderfully soothing and healing poultice , applied locally to the problem, for drawing out toxins, especially those associated with boils, spots or abscesses and can assist the removal of splinters.
Applied to wounds, burns and inflammation of any kind, Slippery Elm is soothing and helps heal, and reduce swelling and pain .
Internal Use:
Slippery Elm Bark can be used to help soothe many different types of digestive complaints, for example: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Colitis and diverticulitis, Inflammation of the gut or colic, Ulcers anywhere in the gut (stomach &intestines), Diarrhea - especially if mixed with a banana and powdered Marshmallow · As a nutritive (a nourishing herb)


• Tea Tree Essential Oil also known as melaleuca, is well-known for its powerful antiseptic properties and ability to treat wounds. it’s been documented in numerous medical studies to kill many strains of bacteria, viruses and fungi, MRSA
Tea tree oil uses are numerous: making homemade cleaning products, diffusing it in the air to kill mold, applying it topically to heal skin issues and using it to treat viral infections.
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* Homeopathic remedies for children
Homeopathic remedies for home use with children:
Homeopathic medicine-whether in topical ointment form, children's combination products, specific single remedy tablets or liquid-is a natural safe alternative for pregnancy, babies, toddlers, and children. Hyland's brand of homeopathic remedies are remembered by many a grandmother. These true and tried remedies are a must have for parents with young children. Reputable natural remedies for colic, teething, irritability, restlessness at bedtime, fevers, childhood diseases, first-aid treatment for scraps, buises, pain.

Hyland's Kids' Kit includes the following single homeopathic medicines:
Aconitum Napellus 30X: sudden colds or fever
Arnica Montana 30X: bruising, muscle soreness
Belladonna 30X: fever, redness or throbbing pain
Chamomilla 30X: teething, irritability
Ferrum Phos 30X: fever, redness or fatigue
Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum 30X: cough, colds or skin eruptions
• Chamomilla is used for hyperactive infants and young children who are restless and irritable. It also helps babies suffering from teething pain or colic. Use it when an infant cries incessantly except when being carried or when a child is hyperirritable and has tantrums.

• Belladonna is helpful for fevers, when a child has a flushed face, throbbing headache, drowsiness but difficulty falling asleep and swollen glands and radiating heat. It is used for measles, when there is a sudden onset of high fever, with a flushed face and reddened lips.

* ACONITE- use for sudden onset of illness, sudden fright or shock, first
signs of illness-the early stages. Indicated in fevers, cough, croup,
hoarseness, colic, childhood trauma, anxiety.
* Arnica - use for fast first aid relief of pain. Relieves pain and trauma
immediately when used right after injuries, scraps, blows, shock.
Helpful also in black eyes, sore muscles, bruises.

* Ferrum Phos is my #1 choice for inflammations and fevers. Ferrum Phos is a homeopathy Cell Salt,
our mineral that is used within the cells. Ferrum Phos is homeopathic iron and gets oxygen to the cells.
That makes this Cell Salt useful for infection, inflammation, fatigue from illness.
See our Cell Salt Category for more information on Cell Salts
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* Hepar Sulphur is your sore throat remedy. Use for hoarseness, croupy coughs, colds, abscesses, acne.
This remedy help with skin eruptions, such as teen acne. Hepar Sulphur is well known for its ability to encourage
suppuration. Hepar Sulphur also acts upon the respiratory mucous membrane.
Indicated in cough that repeat til choking. Sensation of a clot of mucous or internal
swelling when swallowing. The sensation of something caught in the throat, with the
feeling of a splinter in the throat.
I would also add Apis
• Apis is one of the key remedies for sore throat when the tonsils are puffy and red, when it hurts to eat or drink anything warm, and when relief comes from sucking an ice cube. It is a leading remedy for hives when the skin is swollen, red and sensitive to heat, often from an allergic response

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Items needed for your Big Out Bag 


A bug-out bag is a great place to start. A bug-out bag, or personal emergency relocation kit (PERK), is a portable kit that carries all the necessities one would need to survive for 72-hours in the event of evacuation. In the event of a natural disaster, home fire, or power outage, this bug-out bag should have everything you'll need if you are forced to leave your home.
A typical bug-out bag will carry the following:
⦁ Water (both for drinking and hygiene)
⦁ Non-perishable food
⦁ Cooking supplies and other camping gear
⦁ Tools for starting a fire
⦁ Radio
⦁ Flashlight
⦁ Cash
⦁ Knife
⦁ Duct tape
⦁ Compass
⦁ A first aid kit and medicine
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Additional First-Aid Essentials
• Adhesive bandage strips: Various sizes, including butterfly closure bandages.
• Alcohol: Small plastic bottle for removing poison oak/ivy oils from the skin.
• Bandage materials: Sterile gauze pads, a roll of gauze, adhesive bandage tape.
• Cosmetic clay: With drying and drawing properties, clay is useful for healing skin rashes and insect bites. Store in a small plastic container.
• Elastic bandage: For sprains or strains.
• Electrolyte replacement: Powdered drink packets such as Emergen-C.
• Moleskin: Blister treatment.
• Scissors: Small pair for cutting bandages, adhesive tape, moleskin.
• Thermometer: Instant-read type.
• Tweezers: For removing ticks and splinters.
• Waterless hand sanitizer: Travel-size bottle.

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Quick Natural Remedies for Common Conditions


Anxiety:
• Drink chamomile tea, 3 cups a day.
• Take valerian tincture, 1⁄2 to 1 teaspoon up to 3 times daily.
• Take a bath with 10 drops of lavender essential oil or place a drop of lavender oil on a tissue and inhale as desired.
Blisters:
• To dry a blister, soak a gauze pad in witch hazel, lay it over the blister and cover with an adhesive bandage. After blister has broken, wash with a mixture of echinacea extract diluted with an equal part of water. Finally, apply calendula-comfrey salve and cover with an adhesive bandage.
Bruises:
• Immediately apply ice to relieve pain and swelling.
• Apply arnica cream or gel twice daily.
Burns:
• Immediately immerse the affected area in cold water until the burning sensation subsides. Then apply aloe vera gel mixed with lavender essential oil (5 drops of lavender oil mixed with 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel).
• For sunburn, soak in a cool bath with 10 drops of lavender essential oil.
Colds and Flus:
• Take 1 dropperful of echinacea extract four times a day until symptoms subside.
• Take 1 dropperful of elderberry extract four times a day until symptoms subside.
• To relieve congestion and soothe a sore throat, drink hot ginger tea with honey.
• To ease congestion, add 2 drops each of eucalyptus and peppermint essential oils to hot water; inhale the steam vapors.
• Add 1 dropperful of echinacea extract to 1⁄2 cup of water as an antiseptic wash.
• To stop bleeding, sprinkle goldenseal powder directly into the wound and apply pressure with a clean cloth.
• Apply a salve made from calendula-comfrey — only after a scab has formed, to prevent trapping bacteria.
Diarrhea:
• Replenish lost fluids and soothe the digestive tract with chamomile or ginger tea.
• For diarrhea caused by infectious microorganisms, take 1 capsule of goldenseal three times daily for up to two weeks.
• To boost immunity and fight infection, take 1 dropperful of echinacea four times daily.
Headache:
• Drink chamomile tea as often as desired.
• For more severe headaches, take 1⁄2 to 1 teaspoon of valerian root extract; repeat every two hours until pain abates.
• Take a warm bath with 10 drops of lavender essential oil.
• Massage 2 drops of diluted peppermint essential oil onto temples, forehead and neck. Keep away from eyes.
Indigestion:
• Sip warm chamomile, peppermint or ginger tea.
• Chew on a piece of crystallized (candied) ginger.
Insect bites and stings:
• Cleanse the bite with echinacea extract.
• Apply a drop of undiluted peppermint or lavender oil to relieve itching and as an antiseptic.
• Mix clay with enough water to make a paste, and apply to the bites to relieve itching and draw out toxins.
Insomnia:
• Drink a cup of warm chamomile tea.
Insomnia:
• Drink a cup of warm chamomile tea.
• For stronger sedative action, take up to 1 teaspoon of valerian tincture before bed.
• Take a warm bath with 10 drops of lavender essential oil.
Jet lag:
• Take eleuthero (100 mg of standardized extract) three times daily for one week or more before traveling and for one week or longer following the flight.
Nausea:
• Take 1 to 2 capsules of dried ginger every 15 minutes until symptoms abate.
• To prevent motion sickness, take 6 to 8 capsules of powdered ginger about 45 minutes before departing.
• To calm a queasy stomach, chew on a piece of crystallized ginger.
Poison oak/ivy:
• Immediately wash the affected area thoroughly with soap and cool water, or sponge with alcohol to remove the oily resin.
• If a rash occurs, spray with grindelia extract several times a day.
Strains and sprains:
• Immediately elevate and apply an ice pack to the affected area to reduce swelling and inflammation. After 24 hours, apply hot compresses to increase circulation and speed healing.
• Soak in a hot bath with 5 drops of eucalyptus essential oil.
• Apply arnica cream or gel to the affected area three times daily.
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* Hurricanes & Hurricane Preparedness *

Wise tip from a Florida friend...

VERY IMPORTANT COMMUNICATION NEWS... In the event if any CELL TOWER connection should be lost, this is a reliable way to reach a loved one. I just came back from, Mike's weather page on Facebook, and one person posted something very, very relevant should we lose cell service during the upcoming storm. Here is what he had to say:

Download the app Zello now. You can use it in the event of an emergency like a walkie talkie. Many people used it in Houston and were rescued because of it. Spread the word.

I have read reviews on this and they are fantastic, one person said it was integral to the Cajun Navy in Houston for them to communicate rescuing people. I just downloaded it, it took about 30 seconds and it is really cool, works just like a real walkie-talkie. After it is downloaded it will ask you if you want to test the app, click yes. At that point the walkie-talkie part will show up and you will have a red circle in the middle of the screen, press down on that Circle and hold it until it turns green and start talking, when you are done talking stop pressing, kind of like a real walkie talkies with buttons on the side. Very, very useful app!! DOWNLOAD ZELLO NOW.

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Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over the water and move toward land. Threats from hurricanes include high winds, heavy rainfall, storm surge, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, and tornadoes. These large storms are called typhoons in the North Pacific Ocean and cyclones in other parts of the world.
Where
Each year, many parts of the United States experience heavy rains, strong winds, floods, and coastal storm surges from tropical storms and hurricanes. Affected areas include all Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coastal areas and areas over 100 miles inland, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Hawaii, parts of the Southwest, the Pacific Coast, and the U.S. territories in the Pacific. A significant per cent of fatalities occur outside of landfall counties with causes due to inland flooding.
When
The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season begins May 15 and ends November 30.
and late October. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season begins May 15 and ends November 30.


Basic Preparedness Tips
⦁ Know where to go. If you are ordered to evacuate, know the local hurricane evacuation route(s) to take and have a plan for where you can stay. Contact your local emergency management agency for more information.
⦁ Put together a go-bag: disaster supply kit, including a flashlight, batteries, cash, first aid supplies, medications, and copies of your critical information if you need to evacuate
⦁ If you are not in an area that is advised to evacuate and you decide to stay in your home, plan for adequate supplies in case you lose power and water for several days and you are not able to leave due to flooding or blocked roads.
⦁ Make a ⦁ family emergency communication plan.
⦁ Many communities have text or email alerting systems for emergency notifications. To find out what alerts are available in your area, search the Internet with your town, city, or county name and the word “alerts.”


Preparing Your Home
⦁ Hurricane winds can cause trees and branches to fall, so before hurricane season trim or remove damaged trees and limbs to keep you and your property safe.
⦁ Secure loose rain gutters and downspouts and clear any clogged areas or debris to prevent water damage to your property.
⦁ Reduce property damage by retrofitting to secure and reinforce the roof, windows and doors, including the garage doors.
⦁ Purchase a portable generator or install a generator for use during power outages. Remember to keep generators and other alternate power/heat sources outside, at least 20 feet away from windows and doors and protected from moisture; and NEVER try to power the house wiring by plugging a generator into a wall outlet.
⦁ Consider building a ⦁ FEMA safe room or ICC 500 storm shelter designed for protection from high-winds and in locations above flooding levels.


Hurricane Watch
Hurricane watch = conditions possible within the next 48 hrs.
Steps to take:
⦁ Review your evacuation route(s) & listen to local officials.
⦁ Review the items in your disaster supply kit; and add items to meet the household needs for children, parents, ⦁ individuals with disabilities or other access and functional needs or pets.


Hurricane Warning
Hurricane warning = conditions are expected within 36 hrs.
Steps to take:
⦁ Follow evacuation orders from local officials, if given.
⦁ Check-in with family and friends by texting or using social media.
⦁ Follow the hurricane timeline preparedness checklist, depending on when the storm is anticipated to hit and the impact that is projected for your location.
What to do when a hurricane is 6 hours from arriving
⦁ If you’re not in an area that is recommended for evacuation, plan to stay at home or where you are and let friends and family know where you are.
⦁ Close storm shutters, and stay away from windows. Flying glass from broken windows could injure you.
⦁ Turn your refrigerator or freezer to the coldest setting and open only when necessary. If you lose power, food will last longer. Keep a thermometer in the refrigerator to be able to check the food temperature when the power is restored.
⦁ Turn on your TV/radio, or check your city/county website every 30 minutes in order to get the latest weather updates and emergency instructions.
What to do when a hurricane is 6-18 hours from arriving
⦁ Turn on your TV/radio, or check your city/county website every 30 minutes in order to get the latest weather updates and emergency instructions.
⦁ Charge your cell phone now so you will have a full battery in case you lose power.
What to do when a hurricane is 18-36 hours from arriving
⦁ Bookmark your city or county website for quick access to storm updates and emergency instructions.
⦁ Bring loose, lightweight objects inside that could become projectiles in high winds (e.g., patio furniture, garbage cans); anchor objects that would be unsafe to bring inside (e.g., propane tanks); and trim or remove trees close enough to fall on the building.
⦁ Cover all of your home’s windows. Permanent storm shutters offer the best protection for windows. A second option is to board up windows with 5/8” exterior grade or marine plywood, cut to fit and ready to install.
What to do when a hurricane is 36 hours from arriving
⦁ Turn on your TV or radio in order to get the latest weather updates and emergency instructions.
⦁ Build or restock your emergency preparedness kit. Include food and water sufficient for at least three days, medications, a flashlight, batteries, cash, and first aid supplies.
⦁ Plan how to communicate with family members if you lose power. For example, you can call, text, email or use social media. Remember that during disasters, sending text messages is usually reliable and faster than making phone calls because phone lines are often overloaded.
⦁ Review your evacuation plan with your family. You may have to leave quickly so plan ahead.
⦁ Keep your car in good working condition, and keep the gas tank full; stock your vehicle with emergency supplies and a change of clothes.


After a Hurricane
⦁ Listen to local officials for updates and instructions.
⦁ Check-in with family and friends by texting or using social media.
⦁ Return home only when authorities indicate it is safe.
⦁ Watch out for debris and downed power lines.
⦁ Avoid walking or driving through flood waters. Just 6 inches of moving water can knock you down, and one foot of fast-moving water can sweep your vehicle away.
⦁ Avoid flood water as it may be electrically charged from underground or downed power lines and may hide dangerous debris or places where the ground is washed away.
⦁ Photograph the damage to your property in order to assist in filing an insurance claim.
⦁ Do what you can to prevent further damage to your property, (e.g., putting a tarp on a damaged roof), as insurance may not cover additional damage that occurs after the storm.
When there is no hurricane: Make a hurricane plan
⦁ Know your ⦁ hurricane risk. Talk to your local emergency management agency.
⦁ Make an ⦁ emergency plan.
⦁ Sign up for alerts and warnings
⦁ Make a Family Communication plan
⦁ Plan shelter options
⦁ Know your evacuation route
⦁ Build or restock your ⦁ basic disaster supplies kit, including food and water, a flashlight, batteries, chargers, cash, and first aid supplies.
⦁ Consider buying ⦁ flood insurance.
⦁ Familiarize yourself with local emergency plans. Know where to go and how to get there should you need to get to higher ground or to evacuate.
⦁ Stay tuned to local ⦁ wireless emergency alerts, TV, or radio for weather updates, emergency instructions, or evacuation orders.
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