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NEMA - What to Take With You to a Shelter
Sep 5, 2017 - 12:30:38 PM

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Hurricane Shelters 101

Be ready for the storm

What to bring

•    Water -1 gallon per person
•    Food
•    Clothing and bedding
•    Personal items
•    Medications
•    First-aid supplies
•    Important papers
•  Miscellaneous items like games, toys, battery powered radios, flashlights, batteries

Other Tips

•    Be ready to set up a home away from home
•    Take a shower and eat before leaving home
•    Register immediately upon entering the shelter
•    Obey shelter rules

See NEMA-Bahamas Facebook Page for Shelter listings or www.bahamas.gov.bs

Have a pet?

Contact The Bahamas Humane Society: (242) 325-6742 Emergency : (242) 357-9451. (242) 557-9452

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