Hurricane Preparedness 2018

..with focus on North Carolina and South Carolina

With Hurricane Florence coming, likely landfall by Thursday, September 13, 2018, I wanted to provide some links about preparedness, especially for those in North Carolina and South Carolina. I have family and friends in the likely impacted areas, and I know they will be getting ready. Hurricane preparedness is something you do if you live in those areas of the East Coast, and can make a big difference to people in an impacted area. My own preparedness experiences was mostly the wildfires in Southern California area. Good planning and preparing makes a lot of difference, and can save lives…

Screenshot, 9/10/18, The Weather Channel

Screenshot, 9/10/18, The Weather Channel

North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness (PDF)https://www2.ncdps.gov/div/pao/HurrGuideFront08.pdf

South Carolina Hurricane Preparedness (PDF)http://scemd.cdn.missc.net/media/1282/2018-hurricane-guide_website.pdf

S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHE), Hurricanes and Floods Web sitehttps://scdhec.gov/disaster-preparedness/hurricanes-floods

Ready NC Web site (includes link for app)https://readync.org/EN/Index.html

NC 2-1-1, Disaster Preparedness and Assistancehttps://www.nc211.org/disaster-preparedness-and-assistance

Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) Hurricane Guidehttps://www.postandcourier.com/hurricane-guide/

Hurricane Preparedness, Mecklenburg County, NC (Charlotte)https://www.mecknc.gov/HealthDepartment/Preparedness/Pages/Hurricane%20Readiness.aspx

Hurricane Preparedness, Oak Island, NChttps://www.oakislandnc.com/emergency-info/hurricane-preparedness/

Hurricane Preparedness, Myrtle Beach, SChttp://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/departments/construction_services/hurricane_preparedness_plans.php

Hurricanes, Emergency Management, Horry County, SChttps://www.horrycounty.org/Departments/Emergency-Management/Hurricanes

National Hurricane Preparedness, National Weather Service (NWS)https://www.weather.gov/wrn/hurricane-preparedness

Hurricane Seasonal Preparedness Digital Toolkit (Ready.gov)https://www.ready.gov/hurricane-toolkit

Hurricanes (FEMA) (includes link to app)https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes

 

 

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