As hurricane season begins on the Gulf Coast, coastal Alabama residents need to be prepared. Here’s how you can get started today.
Build a Disaster Kit
The Build a Disaster Kit will help you pack a kit full of essentials you’ll need in the event of a hurricane. Some of the basics include:
a couple of surprises—to me—include:
- Local maps
Build a Pet Hurricane Kit
The City of Mobile knows how important pet safety is—especially during hurricane season. That’s why they created a disaster kit list specifically for pets! If you and your pet are separated, something as simple as a photo of you and your pet can help you get reunited with your furbaby. Pets will also need:
just like humans among other things so having that on hand is important.
Additional Emergency Supplies
Aside from the basic necessities of building your kit. The city realized there were a few items that needed to be included like:
- Sleeping Bags/Blankets
- Fire extinguisher
- Puzzles or books for children
- Most importantly, cash
It is always best to stay prepared during natural disaster seasons. Visit www.ready.gov/be-informed if you would like more information or resources on emergency preparedness.
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