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How prepared are you for a hurricane?
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Title: How prepared are you for a hurricane?
Physical Description: Book
Creator: National Emergency Management Agency
Publication Date: 2004
Copyright Date: 2004
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Tropical Storms

'& Hurricanes

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Tropical Storms & Hurricanes Alerts
* Tropical storm watch: Tropical Storm conditions
with steady winds of 68-118km/hr are possible
within 36 hours.
* Tropical storm warning: Tropical storm
conditions with steady winds of 68-118km/hr are
expected within 24 hours.
* Hurricane watch: Hurricane conditions with
winds greater than 118km/hr, coastal flooding and
heavy rain may occur within 36 hours.
* Hurricane warning: Hurricane conditions with
winds greater than 118km/hr, coastal flooding and
heavy rain may occur within 24 hours.

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Ministry of National Security

17Abercromby St., Port of Spain, Trinidad
Tel: 623-8004/623-2078 /Fax: 625-8926
Fairfield Complex, Bacolet St., Scarborough. Tobago
Tel: 660-7489/Fax: 660-7657

Email: info@nema.gov.tt Website: www.nema.goi


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TRINIDAD
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Tropical Cyclone Names

2003 2004
Ana Alex
Bill Bonnie
Claudette Charley
Danny Danielle
Erika Earl
Fabian Frances
Grace Georges
Henri Hermine
Isabel Ivan
Juan Jeanne
Kate Karl
Larry Lisa
Mindy Mitch
Nicholas Nicole
Odette Otto
Peter Paula
Rose Richard
Sam Shary
Teresa Tomas
S Victor Virginie
!'Wanda Walter


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ST VINCENT
AND THE
GRENADINES


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Preparation


Food, water
* Water 11 litres/
per-person /per-day
* Non-perishable food
* Can opener
* Baby food


Documents:
* Personal Identification
* Land/house deed's
* Insurance
* Extra money\
* Seal in \aterproot
contained


Shelter & Security
* Bring in or tie do%% n
loose outdoor objects
* Boaid up \ IIndo\\'
* Put in flood barriers or
leaje areas likely\ to flood
* Check on elderly\ \\lho
ira\ need assistance
* Secure workk'
con'tructionl daied'


After a Hurricane
* Take care ol the injured
* Check for missing person,. Tell the Police/Fire
'en ices, night 3\a a\
* Be \er) careful around electric lines
* Do not go sight-seeing
* Boil after r unless told it is afe
* Do not ,I'e food Irom llood,.iater
* listen to \our I radio


Health needs
* Bandages
* Safety plits
,Scissors W-
* Tweezers
* Adhesive tape -
:* Antiseptic I
... Bab, products

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Safety gear
* Plastic Sheeling
* Rain Lear
* Blanket,
* Work gloxe,
* Flash light.
candle'. lantern
Boots
Tools
Portable radio
Extra batteries




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During a Hurricane

* Remain calim and sta, 0llu of danger
* Sla\ indoors and ana\ from %\ indo, ,
* Be% are the eye or the storm. i[ is a Iajle calin
* _I Len to sour radio


EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS
Police 999
Fire 990
EHS 624-4343 / 039-4444
Coast Guard 634-4440
634-4439

NEMA Trinidad 623-8004 / 623-2'U7N
Tobago 660-74"S9


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