Thursday, September 08, 2011

Out of Harms Way but Learning Lessons about Evacuation!

I live out of a flooding zone.  Yet, as I watch those that are being asked to evacuate I try to put it in perspective.  It would be like asking the 2 towns I live near to evacuate.  To give another comparison it would be like asking 1/2 of Tacoma, Washington (population nearly 200,000) to evacuate.  Maybe it would be good to evaluate what disaster could cause you to evacuate. 

This reemphasises why this has been a year for my family to get as much in order as possible. 

Here is a link to the Nearly 100,000 told to flee Northeast flooding

Working to keep prepared!  Judy

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