As if 2020 hasn’t been challenging enough, it has also been a busy year for natural disasters especially as the Atlantic hurricane season continues, and wildfires are raging in the West. But it’s not too late to be prepared.
"You want to do most of your planning and preparedness in blue skies," says longtime emergency manager Chauncia Willis of Tampa, Fla. "Don’t wait until the skies are gray. Begin to think about what to do to survive right now."
Waiting to the last minute or taking on that "it won’t happen to me" mindset could mean the difference between life and death.
• Read "6 Ways To Get Ready For A Wildfire" at https://www.npr.org/2020/09/11/911887001/6-ways-to-get-ready-for-a-wildfire
• Read "It’s Peak Hurricane Season. You Should Have These Plans Ready" at https://www.npr.org/2020/08/21/904790465/its-peak-hurricane-season-you-should-have-these-plans-ready
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