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Hurricane Preparedness

Contributed by Provi Sharpe, Director of Emergency Management and Reuse Projects

According to FEMA, “Over the past two years, our region has seen numerous major hurricanes and tropical storms. In 2011 Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee brought fierce winds and heavy rains…Hurricane Sandy brought battering storm surge to coastal and bay areas, and heavy snows to inland areas. All areas of our region saw the various effects that hurricanes and tropical storms can have…Starting on June 1st, hurricane season lasts until November; the greatest potential for storm activity is the months of August and September.”

Are you and your loved ones prepared for a disaster?

For general tips, visit: Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities

Follow these links for more disaster preparedness tips:

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