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Public Safety Resources for Hurricane Florence

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Washington, September 12, 2018 | comments

My office has been closely monitoring Hurricane Florence to anticipate the impact on North Carolina and 5th District and ensure that everyone is aware of necessary safety precautions. This is a reminder to remain informed and heed the warnings of state and local officials as the storm approaches. Everyone in the storm's path is in my prayers, and a list of resources for the safety of you and your family is provided below. 

Websites:

FEMA.gov

FEMA's Facebook

FEMA Instagram

Ready.gov/hurricanes

North Carolina Department of Public Safety: ncdps.gov

National Hurricane Center’s Florence Page: www.nhc.noaa.gov

Twitter:

@FEMA

@FEMA_Brock

@FEMASpox

@ReadyGov

@NWSNHC

See Twitter’s updated list of emergency management accounts to follow for real-time updates on #Florence.

App:

FEMA App for Apple and Android

Spanish Language Resources:

FEMA's Spanish Language Website

Listo.gov

United Way’s 2-1-1 is a free hotline that provides information to individuals seeking community resources like shelter, food and water, recovery support, and other basic needs, before, during and after disasters.  The service is available in 180 languages 24/7 by simply dialing 2-1-1 or visiting 211.org. As always, in life threatening situations, people should call 9-1-1.

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