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Wilson Fire/Rescue Services, along with Emergency Management Professionals throughout the state attended the North Carolina Emergency Management and ECU Hurricane Preparedness Conference today in Greenville. Information shared in today’s conference will better prepare communities throughout the state for hurricane readiness. … See MoreSee Less
The last topic for North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness week is developing a plan. The time to prepare for a hurricane is before the season begins, when you have the time and are not under pressure. If you wait until a hurricane is on your doorstep, the odds are that you will be under duress and will make the wrong decisions. Take the time now to write down your hurricane plan. Know where you will ride out the storm and get your supplies now. You don’t want to be standing in long lines when a hurricane watch is issued. Those supplies that you will probably be sold out by the time you reach the front of the line. Being prepared, before a hurricane threatens, makes you resilient to the hurricane impacts of wind and water. It will mean the difference between your being a hurricane victim and hurricane survivor. … See MoreSee Less