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  • 260 Rachal Avenue
    P. O. Box 846
    Bridge City, TX 77611

    Tel: (409) 735-6801
    Fax: (409) 735-3349
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    Disaster Supply Kit
      From the Kitchen
    • Water (one gallon per person per day)
    • Three day supply of non-perishable food
    • Manuel can opener
    • Eating utensils
      From the Garage, Pantry, and Laundry
    • Battery operated radio
    • Flashlights
    • Extra batteries
    • Candles
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Bleach (without lemon or other additives)
    • Tarp, Rope, and Duct Tape
    • Matches
      From the Bedroom, Nursery, and Den
    • Bedding or sleeping bags and pillows
    • Baby food, diapers, and formula
    • Money, checks, or credit cards
    • Extra keys
    • Important paper including insurance and property inventory
    • Name, address, & phone number of an out-of-town area contact person
    • Addresses and phone numbers of family and friends
    • Extra clothing and shoes
      From the Bathroom
    • Toiletries and toilet articles (toothbrush, etc)
    • Toilet paper
    • Extra prescription medicine (or refill information)
    • Extra eyeglasses (or prescription information)
    • Hearing and/or special needs items
    • First aid kit
    • Secure Your Home Before Leaving
    • Turn off gas, water, and electricity
    • Board up windows
    • Draw drapes across windows
    • Brace garage doors
    • Check the tie-downs if you live in manufactured housing
    • Bring in outdoor furniture and other loose objects; anchor those items you cannot bring inside
    • If you have a boat, secure it on a trailer, locate it near your home, and fill it with water
    • Lock all doors and windows
      Be ready to Evacuate Quickly
    • Monitor the radio for information about storm conditions
    • Know the nearest hurricane evacuation route and how to get to it
    • Keep your vehicle in good repair with a full tank of fuel
    • Keep a regional road map in your car
    • Check on friends and neighbors who may need help evacuating
    • Designate a place for your family to meet if you get separated while traveling
    • Designate an out-of-area contact person for family and friends to call about your evacuation plans
    • If possible, purchase a CB radio or cellular phone to use in an emergency
    • Make arrangements for your pets; most shelters and many hotels and motels do not allow them
    • If you take a pet with you, bring along a leash or cage, food and water, and all other pet supplies needed
    • Leave when local officials tell you to do so
      While Traveling
    • Listen to the radio for evacuation-related information and weather updates
    • Watch for message signs and law enforcement personnel directing traffic

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