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Staying prepared for Hurricane Hector or any emergency situation is crucial

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The Hawaii Emergency Management agency urges the people of Hawaii to be prepared. Here's a list of basic disaster supplies kit that should last at least 14 days:

Water - one gallon per person, per day
Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
Extra batteries
Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert
First aid kit
Cell phone with charger
Additional supplies including any prescription medication

Dust mask to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place
Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
Manual can opener for food
Local maps

Although Hector's expected to stay south of the islands the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency is urging residents to be prepared.
 It's reminding the public to put together an emergency supply kit with enough food, water, clothing, and medications to last for 14 days.
 You should also know where evacuation zones are to be ready for possible storm surges.
 You're asked to declutter drains and gutters around your home, review your insurance policy and secure loose objects that could move from high winds.

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