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Rahway Police Department
Friday October 26th, 2012 :: 10:27 a.m. EDT

Advisory

see nixle email for hurrican prepardness tips

CITY OF RAHWAY –Storm information
hurricane /flooding prepardness

A hurricane warning means that hurricane conditions are expected within the warning area, generally within 24-72 hours.

Please consider the following steps to prepare for Hurricane Sandy:

Make a Kit
• Bottled water (1 gallon per person per day)
• Non-perishable food
• Flashlight with extra batteries
• Battery-powered radio
• Consider others needs unique to your family, such as diapers, medications, etc.

Make a Plan
• Talk with household members. Make sure everyone knows where to meet and who to call in case you are separated.
• Be prepared to evacuate. Consider where you may go and make a plan for your pets. They are not permitted in most emergency shelters.
• Gather necessary emergency numbers and important papers.
• Prepare to secure your property, such as bringing in outdoor furniture and shutting off utilities.
Get Informed
• The most important thing you can do is follow the instructions of local emergency officials.
• Keep tuned to local radio or television stations for information from emergency officials.
• Sign up at WWW.NIXLE.com for updated conditions for The City of Rahway

Other Tips
• Remove Vehicles from the roadway
• Clear catch basin of leave and debris
• Trim loose tree branches and shrubs
• Refill all essential prescriptions
• Eliminate any unnecessary travel
• Have a corded phone (because cordless phones do not work without electricity)
• Keep a first aid kit handy
• Emergency phone numbers should be kept near the phone

For more information about Hurricanes and appropriate preparations, visit www.disasterhelp.gov , www.ready.gov , www.fema.org and www.dhs.gov.

The Rahway Office of Emergency Management is activated and will be updating information as we receive it.

Address/Location
Rahway Police Department
1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ 07065

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-827-2200

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