Watches, Warnings & Advisories for Sunflower Co.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Disaster Preps: Week 2

Continuing with our series on simple weekly purchases to develop a disaster kit for your family, we go to the hardware section or store for a few items.

Weekly Purchase List:
  • Crescent Wrench
  • Heavy Rope
  • Duct Tape
  • 2 flashlights and batteries (keep batteries in packaging)
  • Bungee cords (can find a package of assorted sizes)
  • Leash or pet carrier if needed
Action Items:
  • Check your house for hazards. Secure any objects that could be blown by wind and cause damage
  • Locate your gas, water, and electricity shutoffs, add these locations to your written plan.  Contact your utility company for guidance.

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