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Hurricane Preparedness

The American Red Cross
FEMA Tropical Storm Information
Miami-Dade County Hurricane Guide

Preparedness Publications (Updated for 2017)

Downloadable PDF Forms
Family Emergency Plan
Emergency Supply Checklist

       FEMA - Ready.gov
Safe Rooms
Emergency Communications Plan
Basic Disaster Supplies Kit
Individuals with Disabilities
Check Your Insurance Coverage
Local Community Evacuation Plan
      Additional Information

      NOAA - Preparedness and Safety
Tropical Cyclone Preparedness Guide (pdf) - Spanish Version (pdf)
Hurricane Safety

Tropical Cyclone Flooding
Hurricane FAQ's

      NOAA - Storm Surge
Introduction to Storm Surge (pdf)
Storm Surge Can Be Deadly - 10 Tips to Be Ready (pdf); Tri-Fold (pdf)
Potential Storm Surge Flooding - Tips for Media Professionals (pdf)
Potential Storm Surge Flooding - Tips for Emergency Managers (pdf)

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More Information

Hurricane hazards come in many forms, including storm surge, high winds, tornadoes, and flooding. This means it is important for your family to have a plan that includes all of these hazards. Download the Tropical Cyclone Preparedness Guide (español) for more information. But remember, this is only a guide. The first and most important thing anyone should do when facing a hurricane threat is to use common sense.

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