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Table of Contents

It is important to know which hazards may affect your area and to prepare accordingly. From riptides to hurricanes, make sure to educate yourself to keep you and your family safe! For a list of hazards in Nassau County, click HERE.

Prepare a Go-Kit

  • Being prepared means having the supplies you may need in case of an emergency or disaster. Make sure to prepare a Emergency Kit that can last you at least 3 days for an evacuation and 2 weeks if sheltering at home. 
  • Basic Kit – This includes things like water (one gallon per person, per day), non-perishable food, flashlights, and extra batteries. For a more comprehensive list, go to
  • Make sure to bring supplies, like games, puzzles, or other activities for children.
  • Pet considerations 
  • Senior Considerations

Shelter Plan

  •  Mass Care Shelters – Sign up for alerts, visit our website, and follow our social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) for open shelter locations during an emergency.
  • Shelter in Place

Evacuation Plan

Communications Plan