Preparing for the Storm

— Written By Denese Prevatte

Disasters happen anytime and anywhere. Is your family prepared to cope with an emergency? Could you evacuate quickly? You need to prepare now before a disaster strikes. Put together a disaster supplies kit. When you’ve gathered supplies, discuss an emergency plan. Then you will be better able to endure an evacuation if it becomes necessary. Check out the links below for details:

Evacuation Disaster Kit

Publications on disaster preparedness for before and after a storm.

NC Disaster Information Center

NCDA&CS Disaster Planning for Farms and Agribusinesses

When the Power is Out:

When to Refreeze Frozen Food and When to Throw it Out

When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw it Out