Preparing for Storms

During summer we can see an increase in storms and natural disasters in some areas. Now is a great opportunity to take precautions to protect your family and reduce the impact of a natural disaster on your home. Here are some tips to consider:

Prepare your home

When preparing for storm season you should:


Prepare your family

To help keep your family safe in a storm, it’s a good idea to create an emergency plan for your home. Click here to download a sample Home Emergency Plan from the Queensland State Emergency Service.1

Your plan should cover things such as:


Stay safe during a storm

If heavy storms are reported in your area, it’s important to listen to the radio or television and check the internet for information. Ensure the safety of yourself and your family first, and be ready to evacuate if required.


Remember:


Reference

1 Queensland State Emergency Service’s Stormwise website.


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Information provided in this article is designed to be a guide only and was believed to be correct at time of publication. Please consider your own personal circumstances when reading the information contained within the article.