Disaster Preparedness

Severe weather or disaster can strike at any time. Are you prepared?  

Make a Plan and Build a Kit (and remember to plan for your pets too!).  Disaster Preparedness Tips for Pets with additional resource links can be viewed here.

Be Informed
It is important to stay informed in order to protect yourself and your family.  Make sure you have multiple ways to receive severe weather warnings such as a weather alert app on your phone, CodeRED Weather Warning, or a NOAA weather radio in your home. 

When severe weather threatens, visit the National Weather Service- Raleigh website or tune into local TV news for weather updates.

Ready NC is the NC Department of Public Safety’s official emergency preparedness and management resource.  The site contains a wealth of information for the entire state including NC HazardsShelter Activation ListsTravel Conditions, and more. 

Additional Resources

Disaster Preparedness for Your Pet
CDC information on pet safety in emergencies.

Inclusive Disaster Preparedness
Red Cross’ Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities

NWS Raleigh
National Weather Service Raleigh’s website for weather updates.
US Department of Homeland Security’s official emergency preparedness and management resource.

Granville County is StormReady

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