#HurricanePrep

  1. Matthew
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Matthew

    As we have 2 Matthews here at First Aid Mart, and we're in the Hurricane Preparedness Business - the current weather drama is top of mind to us. Even if a hurricane hasn't reached land, the effects of the hurricane could be severely dangerous. Hurricane Matthew has already proven himself to be the strongest Atlantic tropical storm since 2007, after...
  2. It is Still Hurricane Season
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    It is Still Hurricane Season

    In the wake of recent severe weather events like the Historic and unprecedented Hurricane Patricia, and Hurricane Joaquin, now is a good time to review hurricane safety information with your family and get prepared. Hurricane Patricia Was Sudden, Unexpected, and the Strongest Landfalling Pacific Hurricane on Record... despite frequent criticism by both Mexican Nationals and the rest of the World...
  3. Categories: National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Hurricane Preparedness

    Are you Hurricane Ready? We are 1/2 way through Hurricane Week, the third week of National Preparedness Month... You should have now learned about hurricanes, and related issue like power outages. Have your stocked your emergency and hurricane supplies? Have you made your plan?
  4. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Hurricane Safety for National Preparedness

    During this third week of  National Preparedness Month, learn about HURRICANE SAFETY & PREPAREDNESS: Hurricane Readiness Hurricane Season is Here! Hurricane Outlook Hurricane Awareness 🌀 Hurricane Watch / Hurricane Warning 🚩 Dorothy: this is Kansas. #HurricanePrep #PrepareAthon Heads up to Hurricanes and Disaster Preparedness
  5. Categories: General Safety Topics & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Hurricane Readiness

    You can't stop a tropical storm or hurricane, but you can take steps now to protect yourself and your family. Hurricane Awareness 🌀 Hurricane Watch / Hurricane Warning 🚩 Dorothy: this is Kansas. #HurricanePrep #PrepareAthon Heads up to Hurricanes and Disaster Preparedness  
  6. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Hurricane Awareness 🌀

    How about some Hurricane Awareness Training for your group? Hurricane Awareness Get a basic understanding of the hurricane science, forecasting, warning, and preparedness. Topics that will be covered include: conditions of tropical cyclone formation, prediction of track/intensity, official watch/warning definitions, and recommendations to prepare for associated hazards (e.g., high winds, heavy rain, and storm surge). Get a basic understanding of the hurricane science...
  7. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Don't let the end be "The end." ??

    Today ends this year's Hurricane Preparedness Week - but that doesn't mean you should stop thinking about Hurricane Preparedness and Safety. Monday is the official start of Hurricane Season. Do you have your Hurricane Kit? Do you have your Hurricane Plan? Have you Drilled for a Hurricane Emergency?
  8. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Get a plan ?

    Get a Clue - Make a Plan... OK they old "Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail" cliché is tired, but it really is true. What have you planned for? While this is Hurricane Preparedness Week, you should use it as a reminder to be ready no matter whether at risk of Hurricanes, Storm Surge, Inland Flooding, or some other disaster.
  9. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Hurricane Watch / Hurricane Warning 🚩

    What is the difference between a Hurricane Watch and a Hurricane Warning? A hurricane warning means that hurricane conditions are expected within the next 36 hours. Follow evacuation orders from local officials if given A hurricane watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the next 48 hours. Know your evacuation route & listen to local officials Don’t put you...
  10. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Dorothy: this is Kansas. #HurricanePrep #PrepareAthon

    Hurricane Preparedness in Kansas? Yep. Everywhere. Inland Flooding can occur far in from the coasts, and Hurricanes can cause rising water in rivers and tributaries feeding open water. OK, so perhaps not Kansas (however, our Tornado Safety information may be timely for Mid-Westerners!) But take inland flooding seriously... Hurricane Preparedness means inland safety as well - not just the coastlines...

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