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As Hawaii’s hurricane season approaches, disaster kit giveaway marks start of preparedness week

As Hawaii’s hurricane season approaches, disaster kit giveaway marks start of preparedness week


KRIS: READY…JAI IS DOWNTOWN WITH MORE ON HOW YOU CAN PREPARE FOR JAI: Did you guys know it’s hurricane preparedness week? It started yesterday insurance company Allstate is reminding the community to consider taking a few quick and simple steps before the storm hits home. According to Allstate a staggering 85% of folks communities take charge and be less vulnerable in the event of a storm or hurricane. Creating an emergency kit and evacuation plan for you and your family is step one. Allstate suggests homeowners consider insurance policies with a variety of insurance carriers, so it is important that they gather all insurance information so they can report claims to the appropriate carrier. track of model numbers and stores where items were purchased. Keep your inventory, including photos and videos, in a safe place away from your home. Develop an evacuation plan that includes the identification of safe areas, escape routes, pets. Prepare an emergency supply kit, including a three-day supply of water, non-perishable food, radio and batteries, a flashlight removing any diseased and damaged limbs from trees to keep them from blowing around during a storm and causing property or automobile damage. Purchase materials such as plywood that can be used to reinforce your windows, doors and garage doors. Install anchors and pre-drill holes for the plywood so you can install them

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