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Emergency Preparedness

An unexpected emergency can strike at any time: a natural disaster, a heart attack, an active shooter, a terrorist event. That’s why it’s so important to be prepared to respond quickly and effectively.

Emergency Supply Kit Supplies List

  • Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least seven days, for drinking and sanitation
  • Food, at least a seven-day supply of non-perishable food
  • Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Whistle to signal for help
  • Dust mask, to help filter contaminated air, plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place
  • Moist Towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
  • Non-Electric can opener for food (if kit contains canned food)
  • Local maps
  • Cell phone with chargers, inverter or solar charger

Emergency Shelter Locations

Chipley High School
1545, Brickyard Rd.
Chipley, FL 32428

Roulhac Middle School
1535 Brickyard Rd.
Chipley, FL 32428

Special Needs Registry

The Florida Division of Emergency Management, in coordination with local emergency management agencies, has developed a registry allowing residents with special needs to register to receive assistance during a disaster. The statewide registry provides first responders with valuable information to prepare for disasters or other emergencies. Register Online At The Florida Disaster Website.

Pet Owners

If you plan to evacuate but have pets you do not wish to leave behind you may follow this link for pet friendly hotels in our area at the Pet Friendly Hotel Finder.

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