Preparedness Information: Power Outage Safety

September 16, 2008
  • Only use a flashlight for emergency lighting. Never use candles!
  • Turn off electrical equipment you were using when the power went out.
  • Avoid opening the refrigerator and freezer.
  • Do not run a generator inside a home or garage.
  • If you use a generator, connect the equipment you want to power directly to the outlets on the generator. Do not connect a generator to a home’s electrical system.
  • Listen to local radio and television for updated information.

Also available: Downloadable generator fact sheet in both English and Spanish


Audio: Spanish Language Donation Information

September 12, 2008

Marvin Fonseca reports:
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Handout: Actua Ahora Mismo! (Act Now!)

September 11, 2008

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Act Now! -- Spanish

Handout: A Hurricane is Coming…

September 5, 2008

… Be Red Cross Ready. This checklist can help you prepare:

A Hurricane Is Coming

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This PDF is also available in SpanishFrench and Vietnamese.