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Unformatted text preview: week in shelter; lock house Listen to radio for updates; use telephones only for emergencies Do not drive through floodwaters If trapped at home, §༊  §༊  stay in strong interior room without windows If eye passes over, beware other half of storm approaching Managing Future Damages §༊  §༊  Governments, communiGes and insurances companies beginning to react to damages and costs from hurricanes Tourism is largest source of income for most coastal areas §༊  Governing bodies are reluctant to publicize vulnerability or restrict tourist income Disaster- Resistant CommuniBes in an%cipa%on of having li.le or no warning §༊  Board up windows, garage doors, shujers §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  §༊  Bring in or securely anchor anything that could become a projecGle in high winds Move boats to safe place above storm- surge height Store clean drinking water Stock up on prescripGon medicaGons, food and water Fill vehicle’s gas tank Turn refrigerator to coldest sekng Turn off other appliances Turn off main natural gas line or propane tanks Evacuate when authoriGes say to do so Building Code...
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