Forecasters at the USA’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are predicting above-average hurricane activity in 2022, making it the seventh consecutive above-average hurricane season. Early planning and careful preparation can help you to be more resilient to natural disasters. So, we’re sharing this hurricane preparedness checklist to help keep your family and your home safe.
You can prepare for a hurricane long before there’s a storm warning. Remember that groceries and pharmacies are often packed if there’s news of an impending hurricane and you may not be able to get all the supplies you need. Try to accumulate the items below as soon as you can; you never know when they’ll come in handy.
If a hurricane is approaching, it’s time to secure your property and make any last-minute preparations. If you live with others, you can split the task below among you so that nothing is forgotten.
For more information on hurricane preparedness, visit the ODPM’s website. Remember, you can’t control a natural disaster; however, you can control your response. Let’s all do our best to ensure that our families and our homes are protected.