Be sure to include evacuation as part of your family emergency plan.
Choose in advance several potential places to which to evacuate a friends
home in another town, a motel or a shelter that may be identified after a
specific emergency incident.
If you are told to evacuate by local officials, leave
Wear sturdy shoes and appropriate clothing
Take your emergency supply kit
Lock your home
Leave a note telling others when you left and
where you are going
Follow all instructions given by public
safety official and use only authorized routes
Once you are safe, call an out-of-state
contact with information about where you are and how you can be reached
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