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Where is your Hurricane Harbor?

shelter_signThis is the end of Hurricane Preparedness Week. Is your home a safe harbor in a hurricane? What about your work? What will you do if on the road when the winds whip in?

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides a wealth of information on getting ready for Hurricane Season. As Weather Ready Nation Ambassadors, American CPR Training™ urges you to take a few moments to peruse these resources and learn how to be safe and ready for storm surges, inland flooding, and all the other hurricane (aka Typhoon or Cyclone) related dangers.

While we all know it is critical to have emergency supplies ready for whatever calamity may strike., they are of little use when you don't know what to do... preparation is key,and knowledge your greatest tool of all.

Take a look at the WRN Hurricane Preparedness Week page where you can read about:


How to Determine your risk: Find out what types of wind and water hazards could happen where you live, and then start preparing now for how to handle them. Hurricanes...


Developing an evacuation plan: The first thing you need to do is find out if you live in a storm surge hurricane evacuation zone or if you’re in a home that...


Securing an insurance check-up: Call your insurance company or agent and ask for an insurance check-up to make sure you have enough homeowners insurance to repair or...


Assembling disaster supplies: You’re going to need supplies not just to get through the storm but for the potentially lengthy and unpleasant aftermath...


Strengthening your home: If you plan to ride out the storm in your home, make sure it is in good repair and up to local hurricane building code specifications. Many of these...


Identifying your trusted sources of information for a hurricane event: NOAA's National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center are your official sources for...


Completing your written hurricane plan: The time to prepare for a hurricane is before the season begins, when you have the time and are not under pressure. If you wait until...

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