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Assemble an emergency supply kit with:
Non-perishable food and water for three days, including a gallon of water per person, per day. Battery operated all hazards radio Flashlight Extra batteries for radio and flashlight First aid kit Extra clothing, sturdy shoes, blankets, and personal hygiene items List of emergency phone numbers Important documents (copies of photo ID, social security card, insurance and banking information) Cash, especially small bills. Power outages can limit use of ATMs and credit cards. Special items (baby formula, insulin, life sustaining medication)
Create a family emergency plan that includes how to contact one another if you are not together when disaster strikes, and how and where to reassemble.
Prepare your home by:
Insulating with weather stripping around doors and windowsills. Insulating pipes with plastic or newspapers and allow water from faucets to drip a little to avoid freezing. Learning how to shut off water valves if a pipe bursts. Removing dead tree branches from around your home. Ice and snow can cause limbs to snap and could do damage to your property.