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Wednesday, 8.00 a.m.

Disaster office encourages residents to prepare for impending storm system

The Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) is keeping on the ball issuing reminders to residents to review family and personal hurricane plans, and to complete their hurricane season preparations.

A release today advises, residents should pay attention to the following tips.

  1. Listen for official warnings and advice on ZJB Radio Montserrat on 88.3FM or on channel 5 on their cable system.
  2. Fill water containers with water as water supplies may be disrupted.
  3. Turn off the electricity at the main switch when told to do so and only switch back on, when advised it is safe to do so.
  4. Clear yards of loose objects, such as garbage cans that can become missiles during high winds.
  5. Clear drains and other areas where water runs to prevent flooding of properties.
  6. Store all valuable equipment such as tools, office equipment and appliances in a safe room.
  7. Wrap all documents and important papers in plastic and store them above ground level.
  8. Make sure that all your windows and doors are securely fastened.
  9. Make sure your cooking gas bottles are secured. Close off the stop valves.
  10. Secure your boat well in advance of the time forecasted for impact, if you own one.
  11. Fasten windows and use masking tape where necessary to tape glass windows. Take down awnings and secure the rest of your home.
  12. Remove all pictures, painting, clocks and other hanging objects from the wall.
  13. If time permits, take down your satellite dish and TV antenna, as well as any radio antennas and solar panels.
  14. Assemble supplies and recheck your list if you are riding out the storm at home.
  15. When you have completed all your precautions, offer assistance to neighbours especially the elderly and those with young children.

The DMCA wishes to emphasise that persons with medical or other vulnerabilities should be supported in good time by families and friends, and medication, mobility aids and other necessities must be arranged to assist them.

Find out more: http://www.weready.org/hurricane/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4&Itemid=4

http://dmca.gov.ms/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Resident-Guide-to-Hurricane3.pdf.

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You can be simply informed and stay safe by being prepared.

Follow us here and stay ahead: http://www.accuweather.com/en/ms/salem/1150203/hourly-weather-forecast/1150203

Help yourself, your friends and family: Check the weather link at right:

Wednesday, 8.00 a.m.

Disaster office encourages residents to prepare for impending storm system

The Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) is keeping on the ball issuing reminders to residents to review family and personal hurricane plans, and to complete their hurricane season preparations.

A release today advises, residents should pay attention to the following tips.

  1. Listen for official warnings and advice on ZJB Radio Montserrat on 88.3FM or on channel 5 on their cable system.
  2. Fill water containers with water as water supplies may be disrupted.
  3. Turn off the electricity at the main switch when told to do so and only switch back on, when advised it is safe to do so.
  4. Clear yards of loose objects, such as garbage cans that can become missiles during high winds.
  5. Clear drains and other areas where water runs to prevent flooding of properties.
  6. Store all valuable equipment such as tools, office equipment and appliances in a safe room.
  7. Wrap all documents and important papers in plastic and store them above ground level.
  8. Make sure that all your windows and doors are securely fastened.
  9. Make sure your cooking gas bottles are secured. Close off the stop valves.
  10. Secure your boat well in advance of the time forecasted for impact, if you own one.
  11. Fasten windows and use masking tape where necessary to tape glass windows. Take down awnings and secure the rest of your home.
  12. Remove all pictures, painting, clocks and other hanging objects from the wall.
  13. If time permits, take down your satellite dish and TV antenna, as well as any radio antennas and solar panels.
  14. Assemble supplies and recheck your list if you are riding out the storm at home.
  15. When you have completed all your precautions, offer assistance to neighbours especially the elderly and those with young children.

The DMCA wishes to emphasise that persons with medical or other vulnerabilities should be supported in good time by families and friends, and medication, mobility aids and other necessities must be arranged to assist them.

Find out more: http://www.weready.org/hurricane/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4&Itemid=4

http://dmca.gov.ms/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Resident-Guide-to-Hurricane3.pdf.