Monday, October 29, 2012

For Basic Hurricane Sandy Information & Where to Donate, Too

Hurricane Sandy weather and geographic details information is available at the National Hurricane Center

Federal Emergency Management Agency's Evacuation Directions

FEMA's directions to find your nearby natural disaster emergency shelter is: "To find a shelter near you, Text SHELTER + your ZIP code to 43362 (4FEMA) to find the nearest shelter in your area (example: shelter 12345)." [From bottom of web page of http://www.ready.gov/shelter ]


The Red Cross's Hurricane Sandy Shelter (and more) Information

The Humane Society of the United States Hurricane Sandy pet and animal assistance and safety and evacuation tips and information

__ Please be sure to: check in on invalid or elderly neighbors, care for yourself and your family's welfare, and please be sure to evacuate and bring food, water, and medication for all of your animals in addition to yourself

If you wish to donate to rescue organizations assisting victims of Hurricane Sandy:

To Give to the Red Cross

To Give to the Humane Society of the United States

Be safe and care for others unable to help themselves get to safety (human and animal).  I wish you and yours' safety.

2 comments:

Arlene M. Spencer said...

Just to share that I do put my money where my mouth (or writing - above) is, my family and I just gave to both.

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Arlene M. Spencer said...

November 6, 2012 Update: "Looting fears grip New York as new storm approaches"

http://www.oregonlive.com/today/index.ssf/2012/11/looting_fears_grip_new_york_as.html