AARP Florida announces Disaster Preparedness Resources

From online videos to toolkits, how-to guides and more, AARP has your back as Florida prepares for Hurricane Season

Posted 5/3/22

On May 2, AARP Florida announced a variety of AARP resources available to Floridians as they prepare for Hurricane Season ...

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AARP Florida announces Disaster Preparedness Resources

From online videos to toolkits, how-to guides and more, AARP has your back as Florida prepares for Hurricane Season

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TALLAHASSEE — On May 2, AARP Florida announced a variety of AARP resources available to Floridians as they prepare for Hurricane Season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, 2022. In April, researchers at The Tropical Meteorology Project team predicted an “above-normal” Atlantic hurricane season. The team forecasts 19 named storms, including nine hurricanes, four of which could be major hurricanes.

AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson said, “Floridians understand that it only takes one storm to drastically change lives forever. In recognition of National Hurricane Preparedness Week, we’re raising awareness about the importance of effective preparation for this year’s storm season. AARP Florida offers a robust collection of resources designed for older adults and their families to get prepared, so they be ready when disaster strikes. I encourage all Floridians to check out these resources and visit us at aarp.org/fldisasterhelp.”

AARP Florida Disaster Help:

For other resources and information, visit aarp.org/fldisasterhelp, which offers downloadable checklists, scam protection and prevention tips, and insight on the importance of assignment of benefits when looking to repair hurricane-damaged homes and other homeowner insurance considerations.

AARP Florida Disaster Preparedness Videos:

How to Prepare your Home for Hurricane Season (En Español)

Review Insurance and Other Documentation before Hurricane Season (En Español)

When to Evacuate, Options and Shelters (En Español)

AARP Florida Generator Safety Videos:

Generator Power

Fixed Generators

Basic Safety Portables

Fuel Storage Safety

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