Did you know that hurricane season doesn’t officially end until November 30, 2016? It’s not too late to prepare your family for an emergency and The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch is here to help!
- Build a kit of emergency supplies for you and your family. Don’t forget water and food for all family members and pets.
- Include a battery-powered/hand-crank radio and a NOAA weather radio with tone alert and extra batteries.
- Take a few minutes to review “Put Your Emergency Supply Kit Together Now” article in the June 2016 issue of The Woodlands Community Magazine, page 23.
- Be sure you know what you will do in various emergency circumstances.
- Prepare a family emergency communications plan.
- Do you have an out-of-town contact? Do you know how to text so you can keep in touch with relatives? Visit www.ready.gov for more tips and ideas from FEMA.
- Know about the types of emergencies that can occur, how to prepare for them and where to get local information before/during/after them.
- Contact The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch for a Hot To Stay Informed handout.
- Review the “Stay Connected During an Emergency” article in the June 2016 issue of The Woodlands Community Magazine, page 22.
- Volunteer for The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch, take a Community Emergency Response Team training class and more!
For more details and tips on how to prepare for a hurricane or other emergency, consider hosting an Emergency Preparedness meeting for your neighborhood, apartment complex, business or organization.
To learn more, contact The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch Program Coordinator, Holly Steinke, by email or call 281-210-3884.