NC has a history of weather-related challenges that take out electric power and immobilize people for several days at a time. AARP urges all of our members to take some time now to prepare for emergencies. Emergency response experts tell us it is important to do three things: 1) Get a kit; 2) Make a plan; 3) Be informed.
It is recommended that everyone have on hand at least three days of supplies in an easy-to-carry evacuation kit, with additional supplies on hand if you have to stay in your home without heat, water or electricity. Here are the basics:
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