260 Rachal Dr.
Bridge City, Texas 77611
Phone: 409.735.6801
Fax: 409.735.3349

http://www.bridgecitytex.com
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ASSEMBLE A DISASTER SUPPLIES KIT
HAVE IT READY TO GO
    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