Tropical Storm Danny

 

We advise everyone to follow the developments of Tropical Storm Danny.

We will keep you informed as the storm progresses.

Here are some tips to ensure that you're prepared.


Before a hurricane

•Have a disaster plan, make sure your family knows it. 
•Board up windows. 
•Bring in outdoor objects that could blow away. 
•Know where all the evacuation routes are. 
•Prepare a disaster supplies kit for your home and car. Have enough food and water for at least 3 days. Include a first aid kit, canned food and a can opener, bottled water, battery-operated radio, flashlight etc. 
•Have a battery operated radio handy, so you can listen to storm advisories. 
•Have some cash handy. Following a hurricane, banks and ATMs may be temporarily closed. 
•Make sure your car is filled with gasoline.

During the storm

•Always stay indoors during a hurricane, because strong winds will blow things around. 
•Leave boats and to go to a shelter. 
•If your home isn’t on higher ground, go to a shelter. 
•If emergency managers say to evacuate, then do so immediately.

After the hurricane

•Stay indoors until it is safe to come out. 
•Check for injured or trapped people, without putting yourself in danger. 
•Watch out for flooding which can happen after a hurricane. 
•Do not attempt to drive in flooding water. 
•Stay away from standing water. It may be electrically charged from underground or downed power lines. 
•Don’t drink tap water until officials say it’s safe to do so.

Go to NAGICO Storm Center page for more resources. (see link below)

http://www.nagico.com/index.php/stmaarten-storm-center