Natural disasters and all types of severe weather may occur at any time of the year. Preparation is the key to minimizing the impact of these events on you, your family, and your home.
Read about basic disaster supplies and power outages for suggestions you and your family can use to jump-start your basic preparation and planning. Also, be sure to check out the links below for much more detailed information and advice to make your home, work place, or school safer in the event of a natural disaster.
The information set forth here is not intended to be comprehensive, but to serve as a starting point for your family's preparations for severe weather and natural disasters. As always, feel free to contact us either by phone 919-918-7347 or email us with any questions you may have.
Websites for Further Information
The websites below contain detailed information and suggestions on what you and your family can do to prepare for all kinds of emergencies and disasters. We at the Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department urge you to be prepared!
- American Red Cross
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- Ready.gov at The Department of Homeland Security
- Ready North Carolina
- Ready Orange County
- North Carolina Emergency Management
- National Weather Service, Raleigh, NC
- National Hurricane Center
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