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Homespun-Country Kitchen
Emergency Preparedness Information

ADVANCE PREPARATIONS

1. Supplies
2. Food Supplies
3. Hardware
4. Hurricane Kit
5. Kitchen Supplies
6. Medical Needs
7. Baby Needs
8. Emergency Toilet

FOOD AND ICE STORAGE TIPS

YOUR HOUSE

1. A Roof Overhead
2. Check Your Garage Door
3. Check the Nails and the Hurricane Straps on Your Roof
4. Check Your Double-Entry Doors
5. Get An Expert Opinion
6. Hire A Structural Engineer, Contractor or Roofer
7. Check the Rest of the House
8. Common Roof and Wall Defects Found After Hurricane Andrew

A SAFE ROOM

PETS
1. Trained Guide Dogs

TREES AND PLANTS

SWIMMING POOLS

CONDOS AND APARTMENTS

SHUTTERS -- WHAT IT COSTS

SHUTTER TYPES

1. Accordion-Style Shutters
2. Removable Panels
3. Automatic, Rolling Shutters
4. Colonial Bahama Awnings

CHECK LOCAL CODES

PREPARING MOBILE HOMES

HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?

PREPARING YOUR BOAT

1. Secure Your Boat Early
2. Getting Ready
3. In-Water Boats
4. Boats On Land

WHAT'S NEW AND MORE TIPS

1. Laminated Glass
2. Duraframe Window Jam System
3. Garage Doors
4. Front Doors
5. Interior Doors
6. Sheds

PREPARING YOUR HORSES AND LARGE ANIMALS

1. Identification
2. Staying

PREPARING YOUR CHURCH OR SYNAGOGUE

1. How To Begin
2. The Religious Institution As A Business
3. The Religious Institution As A Community
4. The Religious Institution In The Community
5. Train Staff And Volunteers
6. Exercises And Practice Drills

GENERATORS

1. Shopping Tips
2. Safety

CHAINSAWS

1. Should You Get A Chain Saw?
2. Shopping Tips
3. Know Your Oil
4. Safety

ADVANCE PLANNING: INVENTORY

A URL to print a form to complete for each room prior to a storm or other disaster.

ASK THE EXPERTS

1. Talk with others about storms in the discussion forum
2. Questions and Answers

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This page was last updated June 24, 2002.