Hurricane Tips

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PREVENTION

  • Know how to reduce disaster damage
  • Know your risk – Contact the Portmore Municipal Council to learn about potential risk areas of your community
  • Know your evacuation and shelter location
  • Remove debris or objects that could become flying missiles in high wind
  • Stock up on non perishable food items
  • Install storm shutter
  • Reinforce your roof with hurricane straps
  • Trim overhanging tress from electrical wires or your home
  • Prepare Emergency Supplies kit. This should include but not limited to:
    • Important document (birth Certificate, passport, insurance information, list of medication, etc.)
    • Batteries, flashlight, portable radio
    • extra supply of current medication
    • Sanitary items
    • A whistle
    • Water for at least 2 days and non-perishable food