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Getting Out in a Hurry

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With some disasters, you may be stuck at home for several days. With others, you may need to leave your home quickly. Is this something you’re able to do?

Look around your home and assess how quickly you could leave, if necessary. Do you currently need assistance to leave the house? Can you easily get up or down any stairs inside or outside the house? If you cannot presently leave your home independently, take steps now to modify it so that you can.

 

 

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