What should I take with me?
  • License or Identification card with photo
  • Your medications, extra eye glasses, hearing aids and other essential items
  • A flashlights with batteries, if you don't already have one in your car
  • A battery-operated portable radio, if you don't have a car radio
  • Water or other beverages to drink on your trip
  • Non-perishable foods to eat on your trip
  • Spare clothes and shoes
  • Soap, shampoo, and other toiletries
  • Important papers, including deeds and wills
  • Contact numbers of friends, family members, physicians, and your insurance agent
  • Money, checks, travelers' checks or credit cards
  • An inventory of your personal belongings and any photographs or videotapes of your possessions

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1. How do I know when to evacuate?
2. Who should consider leaving before hurricane evacuation is recommended for the general public?
3. What should I do if I need help to evacuate?
4. What should I take with me?
5. If I plan on going to a public shelter, what additional items should I take?
6. What should I not take to a public shelter?
7. Why should I carry food and drinks in my car?
8. What can I do to help others?
9. How do I know where to go in an evacuation?
10. What if I want to stay in my RV or camping trailer?
11. Re-entry: How do I get back in the City after a mandatory evacuation is called?
12. How to obtain Sandbags?