MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Preparedness is key for hurricane season and any natural disaster.
When a storm is bearing down is not the time to put together your disaster supply kit. Shelves may empty and close, pharmacies may be swamped, and lines at the stores may be long. That’s why preparing a disaster supply kit before a storm is approaching is key.
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Here is the basic rundown of what you’ll need to put together an emergency supply kit:
Those are just the basics, but residents should remember to focus on the individual needs of their families. Young children or infants? Elderly family members?
Consider adding these items as well:
It may also be wise to ask a doctor about storing important prescription medications such as heart and high blood pressure medication, insulin and other prescription drugs that may be needed.
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