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General Safety Tips:

Barbeque Safety

Beach Safety

Bicycle Safety Tips 

Bites and Stings Safety

Boating Safety

Brush Fire Safety 


Candle Safety

Carbon Monoxide Safety  

Cooking Safety

Child Passenger Safety Tips  

Christmas Light & Extension Cord Safety

Christmas Tree Safety


Driving Safety  


Electrical Appliance Safety

Escape Drills In The Home (E.D.I.T.H.)


Fire Extinguishers  

Fireplace Safety    

Fireworks Safety


Gun and Firearm Safety  


Halloween Safety

Heat Stress   

High Rise Safety  

Holiday Safety

Hurricane Safety & Preparedness


Lightning Safety Tips


Matches and Lighter Safety  


Natural Gas Safety 


Pool Safety

Purse Snatching Prevention Tips


Skateboard Safety  

Snow Shoveling Tips

Space Heater Safety

Summer Safety


Toys and Ornament Safety


Water Safety

Hurricane Safety:

The HURRICANE, known as "The Greatest Storm on Earth", carries with it three highly destructive elements: storm surge, flooding and wind. The dangers created by these forces can be greatly reduced and need not result in death IF you are prepared to meet the threat they pose to your safety.


General Information

Definitions, terms & hurricane categories

Additional hurricane related information

Hurricane related links


Before the Storm

Preseason preparedness

Personal evacuation plan

Disaster supply kit

Hurricane tracking maps


During the Storm

Evacuation Guidelines

Types of evacuation

Where to evacuate

Assisted evacuation

Shelter in Place

Driving Tips


After the Storm




Additional Information & Links:

Hurricanes - Unleashing Nature's Fury

Hurricanes - Unleashing Nature's Fury (PDF version)

National Weather Service in-depth brochure on hurricanes with full color photos.  (Caution: this takes a long time to download)

American Red Cross

Federal Emergency Management Agency

First Coast News - Storm Track

Georgia Emergency Management Agency

Glynn County Emergency Management Agency

Humane Society of the United States

Institute for Business and Home Safety


National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

National Weather Service





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