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Natural Disaster Preparedness

Disasters can strike at anytime and it is very important to be prepared at a moment’s notice to have critical items to keep you and your family safe. Below is a list provided by FEMA with the important items you will need in case of an emergency situation. Keep these items in a backpack or bag so you can just pick it up and go! Remember to rotate the perishable items every 6-12 months to ensure freshness.

If a storm is headed your way, remember to:

  • Have a full tank of gas in your car
  • Have cash on hand as well as a credit card and ID
  • Fill prescriptions with needed medication (including your pets!)
  • Keep The Homer Fund contact information accessible in the event you encounter expenses you cannot address on your own.
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For more information on Preparedness for you and your family or other helpful ideas, please visit: http://www.ready.gov