Saturday, May 29, 2010

2010 Hurricane Preparedness Call to Action

Summary of 2010 Hurricane Preparedness Week
If you are HURRICANE AWARE you will be able to answer these three questions:
1. What are the Hurricane Hazards?
2. What does it mean to you?
3. What actions should you take to be prepared?

We have covered these topics in depth in this Hurricane Preparedness series.  The table below lists links to the previous blog posts as well as government websites with additional details.  For cruisers, you have one more topic to read about (below) before considering yourself Hurricane Prepared.
Hurricane Safety at Sea

Hurricanes have been the cause of many maritime disasters and unfortunately, there is no single rule of thumb that can be used by mariners to ensure safe separation from a hurricane at sea. Instead, constant monitoring of hurricane potential & continual risk analysis when used with some fundamental guidelines become the basic tools to minimize a hurricane's impact to vessels at sea or in port. Read More about Marine Safety.

Hurricane Preparedness Week Blog Posts

Hurricane Preparedness Resources (click links below)
Hurricane Preparedness Week 2010
Hurricane Hazards - Storm Surge FEMA Ready America
Huricane Hazards - High Winds FEMA Preparedness Conference
Hurricane Hazards - Inland Flooding NOAA 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook
Be Prepared for Hurricanes  NOAA 2010 Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season Outlook
Hurricane Preparedness for Cruisers NOAA 2010 Central Pacific Hurricane Prediction
Above Average 2010 Hurricane Forecast The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale
How Does Oil & Hurricanes Mix Real-Time Cruise Ship Tracking

Take Action - Be Prepared

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