Learn how you can prepare for severe weather
Whether you are a resident of The Bahamas, a visitor or a business proprietor, you know that the islands have faced hurricanes and severe storms each summer and fall. From June to November, the islands face harmful winds, rain and flooding. The key to facing these threats is knowing how to be prepared for the effects of severe weather. This site provides information anybody in The Bahamas can use to be safe and prepared during hurricane season. For updated emergency information, you can visit the Bahamas' National Emergency Management Agency website here.
Visiting the Bahamas?
Most hotels have hurricane preparation plans in place which are activated at varying stages depending upon the distance and threat of the storm. Most hotels have a designated area for guests to gather in the event of a severe storm. Guests should be provided with updates as storms approach our region and advised regarding the status of air transportation.
Living in the Bahamas?
If a major storm floods out roadways and keeps you confined to your home, preparing your home will help you ride out the storm and its aftermath. These list include items likely already in your home, but you and your family should check to make sure these items are around on a regular basis.
Working in the Bahamas?
In the wake of a disaster, rebuilding your property or business can be a daunting task. There are ways to protect your property before a storm, both with physical reinforcements and with insurance coverage.