Preparing for a Storm

A free hurricane preparedness program is being offered at the Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday, May 29, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

“Preparing for a Storm,” will focus on preparation methods for the upcoming hurricane season. The Building Industry Association will be doing a wind-mitigation workshop training from 5-6 p.m. The main program will begin at 6:00 p.m.. Topics include homeowner’s insurance, storm-resilient landscapes, home preparation, managing pets during a storm, clean up safety and special information for military families. Okaloosa Emergency Management and UF Extension faculty will present information and displays. Extension staff members Larry Williams and Sheila Dunning will be sharing tips on developing a storm-resilient landscape and Jennifer Bearden will share strategies for pet/animal care during a storm. Ken Wolfe, EM Coordinator will discuss local procedures and resources before, during and after a storm.

To assist us in planning, please RSVP. 689-5850 or contact Elaine Courtney for more information.



Posted: May 25, 2012

Category: Disaster Preparation

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