Emergency Preparedness

LONG ISLAND Hurricane Preparedness Guide as adopted by
THE AMERICAN RED CROSS 
Also visit the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management
FAMILY EMERGENCY KIT
***REGISTER YOUR HOUSEHOLD WITH OUR VILLAGE’S EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM TODAY–GIVE US YOUR NAME(S) & NUMBER(S) BY PHONE AT 516-352-8047/ EMAILĀ INFO@SOUTHFLORALPARK.ORG/ FAX 516-352-0651 OR FOR MORE INFO SEE OURĀ POST***
  • Water: At least one gallon per person per day
  • Food: Non-Perishable items, canned food, energy bars, peanut butter and other nutritious foods that require no refrigeration, preparation or cooking
  • First Aid Kit
  • Medications
  • Battery-powered flashlight and radio
  • Clothing
  • Personal items & toiletries
  • Important documents including cash: ATM cards (machines may not work)
  • Important family documents in a waterproof, portable container: copies of driver’s license/wills/birth and marriage certificates/insurance policies/proof of residence/recent tax returns/social security cards/passports/home inventory list
  • Special items for infants, elderly, pets or persons with special needs
  • Written instructions for how to turn off electricity, gas and water if instructed to do so by officials
DISASTER RESPONSE PLAN
1.Create a Family Disaster Plan which includes a Family Communications Plan and a Family Evacuation Plan. Outline responsibilities for each member.
2.Stay informed: Listen to local officials. Know potential evacuation routes.
3.Stay tuned to local weather and news.
4VSFour Village Studio (Channel 18 Optimum or Channel 28 FiOS)
NEWS 12-Channel 12-Long Island News
TV12TW-Channel 61-Long Island Traffic & Weather
TWC-Channel 62-The Weather Channel
WKJY-98.3 FM
WINS-1010 AM
WHLI-1100 AM
WCBS-880 AM