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      Before • Cover windows with storm shutters or plywood. • Tune in for local information. • Know how to turn off your gas, electricity, and water in case you need to evacuate. • Secure outdoor items by moving them to the garage. • Make an emergency kit. • Designate a shelter area if you can’t evacuate. Rooms without windows are best. After • If your home has damage, do not reenter until it has been examined by a building inspector for safety. • Prevent mold growth; by airing out rooms and disinfecting. • Tap water may not be safe to drink. Listen to local warnings. More information • Throw away food that may be unsafe. More information • Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Use generators, stoves, and grills outside and away from windows and doors. CS283357 Publication date from document properties. beready_hurricanes.pdf
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