The beginning of summer for residents in areas frequented by natural disasters means it is time to start preparing for what may come. Summertime marks the beginning of wildfires and hurricane season. The National Disaster Education Coalition states every person, no matter where they live, should learn what disasters could impact their area (natural and man-made), make an emergency disaster plan, create a list of emergency contacts, make sure they are properly insured and have a pre-made disaster kit.
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Hurricane Ida is fiercely making her way through the Caribbean and is headed towards the Gulf Coast. The state of Louisiana has already declared a state of emergency as Ida is expected to make landfall within the next 36 hours. Although strong winds are not expected, up to 6 inches of rain may be seen. The Governor’s office has published tips about creating a hurricane “Game Plan”.