If You Need to Evacuate

Evacuation Procedures

  • Listen to a battery-powered radio for the location of emergency shelters.
  • Follow the instructions of local officials.
  • Wear protective clothing and sturdy shoes.
  • Take your Disaster Supplies Kit.
  • Lock your home.
  • Use travel routes specified by local officials.
  • If you don't have to leave immediately:
    • Shut off water, gas, and electricity, if instructed to do so.
    • Let others know when you left and where you are going.
    • Make arrangements for pets; animals are not allowed in public shelters.