Transcript for Hurricane Sandy Survival Tips
While hurricanes are dangerous but this particular -- storm has some fifty million people in its cross hairs and if you are one of them. We're even if you're not you can take precautions now to make -- -- -- safely if disaster happens to come your way. All right so first the essentials here have -- -- a three day supply of food and water a gallon per person per day on top of that of course. You know stand all the old faithful here at flashlight. Working batteries also hand -- or -- bad battery powered radio as well. Also good idea first aid kid money any necessary medications. Also a CD or USB drive loaded with any. Important documents that are your -- steps thank you were. An old school element here next stay in touch trade a list of emergency numbers floating in tier phone charger -- and extra batteries now. Make sure you limit non emergency calls and keep all calls pre tax if you can't rather than call. Tax some more likely to get through autocratic network and they don't consume battery. And you have to evacuate forward your land -- to your mobile pounds million of us are particularly the -- and yeah some of the biggest risks to safety. Happened when the power goes out make sure -- turn off major appliances but leave one light on so you know -- the power is back stay away from fallen wires and downed trees near them. Believe the cleanup to the pros and operate generators very carefully and only according to manufacturer's directions and -- the -- safely spoiled food can make you ill. That's true and if you happen. Let's bring them in doors in the very first sign of bad weather. Make sure they Wear -- -- make sure they have the right. If you had to evacuate of course take your -- with -- And of course -- in and your neighbors especially the elderly and anyone with special needs doing that could save a life long.
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