It’s Not Too Late to Be Prepared…

handDid 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! 

Get a Kit Final

  • 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.

Make a Plan Final

  • 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.

Stay Informed Final

  • 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.

Get Involved

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.

 

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