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Know when to evacuate

Don’t be lulled into a sense of false security: Now is the time to set a plan before the next major hurricane hits Southwest...

Prepare your pets

When a hurricane is blowing in, Florida residents know firsthand how to be prepared and ready for almost anything the wind and rain brings....

Preparing your family

Some disasters strike without any warning, and family members may not all be in the same place. How will you get in touch with each...

Review your insurance

Insurance policy details are critical. As hurricane season approaches, it is important to review your policy. Remember: If Florida is under a hurricane watch...

The storm is over, now what?

Relief supplies and other aid will be arriving as quickly as possible following a major hurricane. Insurance companies will send special disaster teams, as...

10 questions for assisted living/nursing care facilities

From the Lee County Department of Public Safety: Does the facility have an approved Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan? If yes, may I see a...

Prepare your boat

Southwest Florida, with its inland waterways and profusion of land slightly above sea-level, presents a particular vulnerability for boats during tropical storms and hurricanes. The...

The dangers of electricity

What should I do after a storm has passed? Although the storm has passed, there are many dangers that still exist. Take the...

Stay alert to storm advisories

If you live in an area that is placed under mandatory evacuation orders, your local emergency management officials have determined that it is unsafe...

What the storm leaves behind

The Priorities Pump or bail water out of the house as soon as possible. Open the windows to let the house air out and...

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