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Prepare your Household for Evacuation

Print out a copy of the Household Evacuation information and Evacuation Kit checklist

If you live in a low-lying coastal area or an area that has experienced major flooding in the past, planning for an evacuation now can save you time and stress in the event of storm surge or flood.
Evacuations are usually only ordered if storm surge or flood is likely. In some cases evacuation may be ordered for tsunami threats.

Here are three steps to help prepare evacuation arrangements for your Emergency Plan.

1. Research evacuation requirements

2. Record evacuation details on your Household Emergency Plan:

3. Ensure your household is prepared and remains informed

Print out Household Evacuation and Evacuation Kit information  
PDF – Household Evacuation Information and Evacuation Kit

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Last updated 12 Jan 2009