Be Prepared

  • DFES SES offers these tips for people preparing their homes:
    · Trim tree branches and dispose of debris
    · Secure outdoor furniture and loose material that could be blown around by extreme winds
    · Put cyclone shutters or screens in place to protect windows and external doors
    · Place boats, caravans and vehicles in sheds or secure them with correct cyclone tie down procedures
    · Check your emergency kit which should include a first aid kit, torch, battery operated portable radio, spare batteries, water bottles, non-perishable food, a portable cooking device and special needs for pets
    · Prepare a plan for your family on what to do if a cyclone approaches