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Is your community suffering from extreme heat? Remind friends and loved ones to drink enough water. go.usa.gov/59bR
Stay informed during extreme heat. Check local news for heat alerts and safety tips. go.usa.gov/59bR
Winging it is not an emergency plan. Talk to your kids about who to call, where to meet, what to pack. Visit facebook.com/photo.php?v=81…
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#Lightning often strikes outside of heavy rain and may occur as far as 10 miles away from rainfall. go.usa.gov/kSvk
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Foods that don’t need cooking, water, or refrigeration are best for #emergency supplies. go.usa.gov/kwb
Keep at least a 3 day supply of food and drinking water for each family member for an #emergency. go.usa.gov/kvS
Are You Weather-Ready? @NOAA asks you to "Be a Force of Nature." Learn how! youtu.be/E7-Ipnd1tDM #WRN #BeAForce
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Have extra supplies on hand in case you need to evacuate. Supplies like a flashlight w/ batteries, portable cell phone charger, (2 of 4)
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Summer heat + drought brings a higher risk for #wildfires. A few fire safety reminders to share w/ your followers: (1 of 4)
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Celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act! Check out our latest blog honoring #ADA: 1.usa.gov/1jVm0Jm
How are #drought conditions and your health connected? Find out here: go.usa.gov/5QGA
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Disasters can disrupt mail service.If you receive benefits like Social Security, sign up @ godirect.org to get electronic payments
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Follow @inciweb for #wildfire information & always follow instructions from local officials. go.usa.gov/55dm #WaWILDFIRE #ORWildfire
Do u know ur #wildfire danger? Call your local fire dept today to learn about your property’s risk and actions you can take to reduce it.
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Is your home prepared for a #wildfire? Use #firewise principles to create a defensible space around your home ow.ly/zdSxK
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Experiencing extreme heat? Drink more water than usual and don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink more. go.usa.gov/59bR
UPDATE: Today, more than 200 #NationalGuard members continue to battle wildfires in Oregon and Washington state. ngpa.us/5r
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Your #pets can't build their own emergency kits for hurricane season, but you can. Start here ready.gov/caring-animals pic.twitter.com/mnJE30nhw0
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Does your family have an emergency evacuation plan? Know how to prepare your home and car. go.usa.gov/TvFT pic.twitter.com/IMpLQIxoQF
Gave @JerryMoran a tour of @CDCemergency Operations Center & gave updates on polio and Ebola. ow.ly/i/6iGf5
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Have you talked to your family about a communication plan in the event of an emergency? If not, create one here! 1.usa.gov/1jl38xI
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Making a disaster kit is an important step to being prepared, put one together today! Learn how @ 1.usa.gov/1iFShjq. #SundayFunday
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Storm surge can cause severe flooding in coastal areas, especially when it coincides with the normal high tides. Ready.gov/Hurricanes
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Disasters stress kids too. Learn about how kids react to an #emergency: go.usa.gov/5TA4