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CROWN POINT- Furnished cabana
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RUSTIC COTTAGE: one bedroom
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MAYARO- CARAT Village. Face-
MAYARO, FRONTIN Rd, beach-
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MAYARO BEACH House 6 bed-
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MANZANILLA HOTEL Carries On
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GASPAREE ISLAND, fences & pri-
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BALANDRA SEA Front, $1200 per
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AMOCO AREA Mayaro House.
1 MAYARO 6 bedrooms. Beach
front, fully furnished.
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The hurricane season lasts from June through
November, with August and September being the
Know the location of the nearest emergency shelter
in your area.
Trim the trees in your yard, especially those near
your home, so limbs won't fly around during a
If you have hurricane shutters, inspect them now
and repair damaged ones. Know how to install them,
and if you will be boarding up your windows, have
the wood and tools ready.
Know the location of the main electrical breaker and
the gas and water valves in your home. Have a clear
path to easily access them to shut them off when a
Make a list of the items in and around your yard to
bring in or tie down when a tropical storm or hurri-
cane approaches. For example: TV antenna, plants,
garbage cans and yard furniture.
Check your insurance policy for coverage on wind
and flood damage, especially if you''re in a low-lying
Keep a portable radio, flashlight (both with extra
batteries), emergency supplies, first aid kit, canned
food and bottled water on hand throughout the hur-
Keep yourself updated as to the weather conditions
and the possibilities of severe weather.
Have your emergency numbers at hand and in a
Designate an interior room with no windows or
external doors as a "Safe Room." Work with your
local professionals in the design of the same.
Discuss the types of potential hazards with your
family and know your community's and home's vul-
Determine escape routes and places to meet if sep-
Have an out-of-the-area-friend as a family contact
so all have a single point of contact and someone
knows where you are.
Make a plan for your pets if you need to evacuate.
Take First Aid and CPR classes. Your Red Cross can
Before a hurricane:
A HURRICANE WATCH is given when the hurricane
is possible within 36 hours.
When a hurricane watch is issued, you should moni-
tor news reports closely for more information.
Continue your preparation activities and be pre-
pared to evacuate immediately when instructed to
When a hurricane is 24 hours away, a HURRICANE
WARNING is issued. Hurricane landfall is imminent.
When a hurricane warning is issued, you should
board up your windows and doors, bring in loose
items from outside, shut off electrical, gas and
water hook-ups and seek safe shelter.
Stay away from windows and stay inside if you are
not told to evacuate.
Beware that the centre of a hurricane, or the eye,
can be very calm and deceptive. When the eye pass-
es, the storm is not over. Stay inside because the
fury of the winds will return, this time from the
Remain in your safe location until the storm has
passed completely and the all clear has been given.
Better be readyAs we brace for the unpre-
dictability of the hurricane
season, it is important to
be prepared. Here are
some simple steps to help
protect your family from a
storm or hurricane.
Are you ready for ahurricane?
HURRICANE SAFETY TIPS
When a hurricane approaches:
During a hurricane:
Contact the Red Cross: Headquarters - 627-8215/8128, Northern branch - 627-8214, Southern branch - 652-2024, Tobago branch - 639-2781
T&T Red Cross Society
Source: The T&T Red Cross Society
THE NEW Harry's beach Resort.
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statelite- TV, internet, volleyball/
basketball courts, swimming pool,
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