While you're gathering your important documents for tax season, why not take a few minutes to gather your supplies for storm season! Just head to www.FloridaDisaster.org and click the “Get A Plan” logo to make your emergency plan and get a list of what you should have in your disaster supply kit. Review your plan and restock your kit annually. Sign up for your local emergency alerts so you know when to put your plan into action. Go to www.FLGetAPlan.com/alertflorida to find your local notification information.
|Department of Homeland Security's new website helps businesses plan for emergencies
Weather the Storm with the FEMA mobile app!
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NOAA Weather Alert Radio broadcasts continuous emergency weather information from offices around the country. When a warning is issued, these radios will emit a loud tone that will awaken you to take protective cover. This device is a small investment to protect you and your family and is available at drug stores, home improvement stores and other large retailers.
|The National Weather Service (NWS) is a component of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and provides weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy.|
|6 inches of fast-moving flood water can knock over an adult.
12 inches of rushing water can carry away a small car
2 feet of rushing water can carry away most vehicles.
It is NEVER safe to drive or walk into flood waters.
|Is your business prepared for emergencies?
Do your employees know what to do if disaster strikes?
Will your business be able to recover after a storm?