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Social Media: Extreme Weather Prep
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Communicating After Storms

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After an extreme weather event, communications may be impacted. You may have difficulty making phone or video calls due to network congestion. If possible, communicate via text, email, or social media. Power outages may be a concern, so conserve your phone battery by reducing screen brightness and limiting app use.

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After an extreme weather event, communications may be impacted. You may have difficulty making phone or video calls due to network congestion. Stay #WeatherReady by knowing what to do.

Extreme Weather Preparedness: Communicating After Storms. If possible, communicate via texting, email, and social media. Reduce network congestion by limiting phone calls, online videos, and streaming. Conserve phone battery by reducing screen brightness and limiting app use. Check on neighbors and those most vulnerable.

 

Emergency Items

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You’ll need easy access to many emergency items in the event of extreme weather. In addition to basic survival needs, don’t forget other supplies such as chargers and hygiene products, or important personal and property documents. Have a go bag ready to take things with you if you need to leave in a hurry.

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You’ll need easy access to many emergency items in the event of extreme weather. In addition to basic survival needs, don’t forget other supplies such as chargers and hygiene products, or important personal and property documents. #WeatherReady

Extreme Weather Preparedness - Emergency Items. Survival needs: first aid kit, medicine, food & water (including for pets). Other supplies: chargers and batteries, radio, hygiene products, cash. Important documents: proof of ownership, insurance / medical, personal identification. Go bag in case of evacuation.

 

Emergency Meeting Places

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Prepare for extreme weather by having emergency meeting places for you and your people, whether your family members, coworkers, or students. Map out exits, and share the address and directions. In the event of an evacuation, have an out-of-location determined in advance.

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Prepare for extreme weather by having emergency meeting places for you and your people, whether your family members, coworkers, or students. Map out exits, and share the address and directions. In the event of an evacuation, have an out-of-location determined in advance.

Extreme Weather Preparedness: Emergency Meeting Places. Identify safe meeting places for whereever you normall are: at home, work, or school. Map out exits, and share the address and directions. Have an out-of-town location in case of evacuation.

 

FEMA App

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If you're looking for more ways to protect you and your family ahead of, during, and after disasters – add @FEMA's app to your toolbox.

✅Receive real-time weather alerts
✅Find nearby resources
✅Locate emergency shelters
✅...and more!

Download ⬇⬇⬇
fema.gov/about/news-multimedia/mobile-products

 

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If you're looking for more ways to protect you and your family ahead of, during, and after disasters – add @FEMA's app to your toolbox.

✅Receive real-time weather alerts
✅Find nearby resources
✅Locate emergency shelters
✅...and more!

Download ⬇⬇⬇
fema.gov/about/news-multimedia/mobile-products

Download the FEMA App Today. Get access to weather alerts, disaster resources, preparedness tips.

 

Family Communications Plan

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Your family may not be together when a disaster strikes, so it is important to plan in advance. How will you get to a safe place? How will you contact one another? How and where will you get back together? What will you do in different situations? To find out how, visit ready.gov/make-a-plan

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How will you stay in touch during a disaster? Make a plan! ready.gov/make-a-plan #WeatherReady

Make a communications plan.  Find out how at ready.gov/make-a-plan