Louisiana and Arkansas leaders talk emergency preparedness

Severe Weather

September is National Preparedness Month and while we’re in the peak of hurricane season, it’s important to remember can happen anytime and anywhere.
With advice on how to keep your family safe is Dan Noble with the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and Casey Tingle with the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP). 

Overall tips include: 

– Make and Practice Your Plan
– Learn Life Saving Skills
– Check Your Coverage
-Save For an Emergency

Your emergency financial first aid kit should include: 

– Personal Household Information
– Professional Advisors and Health Care Providers
– Checklist of Important Legal Documents and Financial Statements
– Private Security / Access Information 

And, your pet disaster supply kit should include: 
– Proper identification including immunization records
– Ample supply of food and water
– A carrier or cage
– Medications
– Muzzle, collar and leash

Visit www.getagameplan.org or www.ready.gov for more.

For more information from Louisiana’s GOSHEP, <<<CLICK HERE.>>>

For more information from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, <<<CLICK HERE.>>>

And, for more on how to protect your financial records from weather-related threats, <<<CLICK HERE.>>>

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