Hurricane Preparation: Evacuating Your Home

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Every year Floridians are faced with the possibility of hurricanes. Hurricanes have had devastating effects on many communities in Florida, and every year the possibility exists that communities will be hit by hurricanes during the summer and fall months. During the months of potential hurricanes, it is important to plan for the worst and hope that it never happens. For example, you and your family may be asked to leave your home due to some emergency conditions in your community. Have a plan for a possible evacuation and be prepared to evacuate. This 3-page fact sheet lists fifteen things to keep in mind. Written by Elizabeth Bolton and Muthusami Kumaran and published by the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, May 2015.

Working with Nonprofit Organizations in Community Settings series

This series of 2-5 page fact sheets by Elizabeth B. Bolton and Anna Guest-Jelley, provide guidance for building a non-profit organization, from establishing its mission to effectively lobbying. Includs references. Published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, June 2009.