Project for Operation Hurricane Prepare


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Overview

Operation Hurricane Prepare is designed so that individuals, organizations and community groups can be prepared for an emergency or natural disaster. Your involvement will help people you care about. This kit is for organizers but could easily be adapted to help individuals prepare for an emergency.

The Problem

Hurricanes are notable for their scale, unpredictability or both. A hurricane can leave devastation in its wake, with impact that is often most severe for people who failed to plan for emergencies. You probably have friends, family and neighbors who have no plans for how to act when a hurricane is imminent, or how to respond after one has struck.

The Solution

“Operation Hurricane Prepare” allows you to help others in your neighborhood who need to get ready.

Time Commitment

Did you know? FEMA provides a free online training for people who want to help prepare their communities for disasters. Check it out here.

Help a neighbor with one of these activities in about an hour. When you choose to plan and implement a community activity, it may take up to a couple of hours per week for several weeks.

Special Considerations

None

Who can do this?

Everyone

Great Reasons to do this Project

  • Help people in your community anticipate disasters, and recover quickly when one strikes.
  • Strengthen bonds with your neighbors – and among them.
  • Review and update your own Hurricane Preparedness plans.