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10/11/2018

Hurricane Preparation for Residents

As we prepare for Hurricane Michael we are asking residents to take note of the following items;

In anticipation of high winds please make sure all chairs, toys, potted plants etc. are removed from porches. Also, please note that our maintenance staff will not be coming out for any calls during the storm. If you have an emergency, please call 911.

Heavy rain is possible with this storm - if this does occur many local roads will flood. Please do not attempt to drive through any flood waters as you will not know what debris may be in the water. Do not allow children to play in any flood water after the storm has past.

The SC Emergency Management suggests you have the following items prepared:

  • Water – one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation
  • Food – at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
  • Battery-powered or hank crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert
  • Flashlight
  • First aid kit
  • Extra batteries
  • Moist Towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
  • Manual can opener for food
  • Local maps
  • Cell phone with charges and a backup battery
  • Prescription medications
  • Non-prescription medications such as pain relievers, anti-diarrhea medication, antacids or laxatives
  • Glasses or contact lens solution
  • Infant formula, bottles, diapers, wipes, diaper rash cream
  • Pet food and extra water for your pet
  • Cash or traveler’s checks
  • Important family documents such as copies of insurance policies, identification and bank account records saved electronically or in a waterproof, portable container
  • Sleeping bag or warm blanket for each person
  • Complete change of clothing appropriate for your climate and sturdy shoes
  • Household chlorine bleach and medicine dropper to disinfect water
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Matches in a waterproof container
  • Feminine supplies and personal hygiene items
  • Mess kits, paper cups, plates, paper towels and plastic utensils
  • Paper and pencil
  • Books, games, puzzles or other activities for children
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