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   Are You Ready?
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Preparing for Evacuation
Evacuation Traffic

Vital preparation steps include developing an evacuation plan, preparing an emergency supply kit and preparing your home for the impending disaster.

Prepare an evacuation to-go kit for your child
(Distributed 08/29/08) Adults are urged to assemble a “grab-and-go” box of important papers in case of a hurricane evacuation. How about making a “to-go kit” for your child? Assembling a few treasured items can help your child in times of disaster, according to LSU AgCenter family development professor Dr. Rebecca White.

Be Ready If You Need To ‘Grab And Go’; Pack ‘Evacuation Box’ Now
You may not be able to prevent hurricanes and storms that interrupt your routine or destroy your home, but you can make plans to keep them from disrupting everything, according to LSU AgCenter family economist Dr. Jeanette Tucker.

Crops and Livestock Disaster Information Resources Series
Disaster Information Resources

These publications are designed to help Louisiana residents recover from floods, storms, extended power outages and other stressful and dangerous events.