Posted by: richarlm | September 11, 2018

Hurricane Season. Are You Ready?

A situation that can pose a threat to the safety of you and your family may not give you adequate time to prepare. Make your plan now, and constantly revisit it to keep it fresh.
Three quick things to remember:
  • Who to call
  • Where to go
  • What to pack

Resources has resources available to help you prepare, from the mindset of preparedness to being ready to take action. North Carolina also has a portal with helpful preparedness tips at, which can also be downloaded as an app for phones and mobile devices.

Additional Resources for Hurricane Preparedness
This year’s National Preparedness Month theme is “Disasters Happen. Prepare now. Learn how.”

Week 1: September 1-8 Make and Practice Your Plan
Week 2: September 9-15* Learn Life Saving Skills
Week 3: September 16-22 Check Your Coverage
Week 4: September 23-29 Save for an Emergency
*September 15 is National Day of Action (

Provided by librarians at the University of North Carolina Health Sciences Library.


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