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Hurricane Season Must Haves

Houstonians know all too well that hurricane season is a time to take precautions and be prepared. Although we hope for the best, we must always plan for the worst. This year, ensure you have all the necessary supplies to weather any storm. Here are some items you shouldn't be without during this season.

1. First-aid Kit

Hurricane season is a time of year when residents of coastal areas should be prepared for severe weather. Hurricane conditions can include high winds, flooding, and power outages. Having a first-aid kit on hand is essential for dealing with minor injuries and illnesses that may occur during a hurricane.

First-aid kits should be stocked with supplies such as bandages, antiseptic wipes, and pain relievers. By being prepared with a first-aid kit, you can help to ensure your safety and wellbeing during hurricane season.

2. Prescription Medications

These storms can cause major damage to property and disrupt lives for weeks or even months. One of the best ways to prepare for a hurricane is to make sure you have all the prescription medication you need on hand. That way, even if power and water are out, you'll still have access to the medications you need.

3. Radio

A radio will be your lifeline to the outside world, providing important updates on the storm's progress and information on where to find shelter and supplies. It will also help to keep you entertained and connected to the outside world during what is sure to be a long and difficult ordeal. So make sure you have a radio ready to go and tune in for updates as Hurricane Season approaches.

4. Emergency Solar Chargers

One essential item that everyone should have in their Hurricane Preparedness Kit is an emergency solar charger. Solar chargers are environmentally friendly and can be used to charge phones, laptops, and other devices in the event of a power outage. A solar charger can provide a much-needed source of power during this time.

5. Non-Perishable Foods

One of the most important steps in hurricane preparedness is to stock up on non-perishable food items. This is because, in the event of a power outage, refrigerated food will quickly spoil. Non-perishable foods, such as canned goods and dried snacks, do not require refrigeration and can be stored for long periods of time.

If you have questions on how you can prepare legally for an event like this, the Robins Cloud LLP is here to help. Give our office a call at (800) 691-2363 or contact us through our website to get in touch with one of our attorneys.