Written by Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Agent II Wednesday, 06 June 2012 07:39
Please consider doing one small thing TODAY that would better prepare you for the threat of a hurricane coming our way.
Here are the three things you must do in order to plan for financial recovery after a disaster:
1. Gather important papers and documents
2. Prepare a home inventory
3. Ensure that your insurance is adequate to cover your needs in the event of a disaster
Today we are going to continue preparing a special packet in case of disaster. You can store many of these documents electronically on a CD, disk, or USB flash drive. You can scan some of these original documents into your computer or have them scanned in so that you can have an electronic archive. Keep this information together in one accessible but secure place so you can “grab them and go”.
Today you are going to……
Locate the Disaster Information Tub you purchased yesterday and add the following item to it:
Your household inventory. If you don’t have one, this is what you are going to do today. If you do have one, review it for accuracy and place it in the tub. You have the day off from preparing for a disaster.
This is your assignment for today. Assemble all of the above and put them in your Disaster Tub!!!!
Turn in for more tomorrow!!!!
Family and Consumer Sciences/
Expanded Food and Nutrition Program
UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Crawfordville, Florida
Visit us at http://wakulla.ifas.ufl.edu/
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