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Hurricane Preparedness Info

Preparation for hurricane season (June 1 - Nov. 30) is a way of life in South Florida.  This page provides tips and resources to help our SOUTHCOM family stay prepared. 

 

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory satellite imagery of Hurricane Irene in 2011.  (U.S. Navy photo/Released)If a storm is approaching:

  • Monitor news for storm updates

  • Fill your cars' gas tanks

  • Refill prescription medicine

  • Store important documents in waterproof containers

  • If you do not need to evacuate, designate a safe room in your home

  • Place your supply kit in your designated safe room

  • Ensure adequate food & water supply (one galllon of water per person, per day)

  • Locate the turn-off valves to your utilities (gas), if applicable

  • Install shutters or ¾ inch plywood if needed

  • Have a plan for pet care

 

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