If you’re going to get hit by a Hurricane are you prepared West Park Wildlife Removal? Do you have enough plywood to board up your windows? Often the local lumber companies will be sold out. The truth is if you wait till the last minute Home Depot will be out too. Do you have a portable generator? No? Get one. Have you got enough fuel to keep it powered up? Most generators can use up to 1.5 gallons per hour and thus you need spare fuel tanks as well? If you’re talking about a direct hit Category III or IV it is entirely possible it will be at least that long.
So what do you actually need? You will need water first off. Fill up your bathtubs and any containers you have before the hurricane. Figure about 15 gallons per day per person. Next you will need food. Remember with the energy out those foods needing refrigeration will spoil in a few days, so you need ready to consume type foods. Perhaps freeze, just as much of your water as possible, ice is always a superior after a Hurricane.
In case you have babies you will need to be prepared with those particular needs and foods. Pets are also serious issues, as they will rely on you for a lot of things, permitting them to go hunt food for themselves may cause significant hygiene issues and bacteria from broken sewer lines and debris floating in the nearby flooded waters.
In case of cuts you may need rubbing alcohol, bandaids and a basic first aid kit. It is also wise to have fleas repellant as the Mosquitoes will multiply fast in these weeks as stagnant water aids them. Chlorine can also be used to clean water. Rubber Gloves are also essential.
Besides your portable generator you’ll need some additional Duracell batteries, transistor radio, lighter, extra propane for cooking and a full tank of gasoline in your vehicle. Think on this, better safe than sorry.