72 Hour Resident Hurricane Checklist

Monitor bulletins on local television, radio stations and Community /Installation communications.

Fill or top off your vehicle's fuel tank and check battery fluid levels.

Check batteries for radio and flashlights and your supply of candles or lantern fuel/wicks and MATCHES.

Secure furniture and other loose outdoor materials.

Small boat trailers should be tied down securely with boats lashed to them and filled with water.

Put together a portable disaster survival kit if you have not already done so

Obtain an adequate supply of special/prescription medicines (two weeks’ worth if possible.)

Locate the main turnoffs for electricity, water and gas.

Package your valuables, (jewelry, titles, deed" insurance, licenses, inventories, etc.) for safe keeping in water proof containers. (Consider storing these some of these items in a safe deposit box.)

Check with local kennels, veterinarians or Humane Society for safeguarding your pets and animals. Remember, public shelters do not allow pets in them with the exception of “Seeing Eye Dogs” or “Working Dogs.

If you live alone, have an “exceptional family member” or need assistance in evacuation, make prior arrangements, arrange to travel with friends or call your local Emergency Management Office or Police Department.

If you have a medical condition that in the event of an evacuation you will require assistance to evacuate, please contact the Housing Service Center & speak to Rob Nelson at 904-270-5738 or Balfour Beatty at 904-270-8870.

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