Before The Storm
1. Make An Emergency Plan
Review your plan with everyone in your household and know the safest place in your home. In case of an evacuation, decide on a safe, familiar location where you and your household members can go for protection and reunite. Do not forget to make a plan for your pets.
2. Secure Belongings
Ensure computers and other electronic devices are off the floor, unplugged, and covered with plastic both at home and at work. Move all valuables away from windows and doors. Secure all outdoor furniture and other items to avoid these objects becoming potential projectiles. Prune trees and vegetation away from your home.
3. Put Together A Disaster Supply Kit
Have enough supplies to be self-sufficient for two weeks.
Critical items to have on hand:
Flashlight and radio
Copies of critical information
4. Set Up Emergency Alerts
Sign-up with Coastal’s remind account at remind.com/join/92g4643. For additional alerts, signup with local tv and radio, NOAA weather and weather apps.
In addition, Coastal will be updates social media accounts, coastalcarolina.edu, inclement weather phone line at 455-1221, and emails will be sent to all student, faculty and staff accounts.
During The Storm
Stay indoors throughout the entire storm. Stay away from windows and doors. Do not go outside until given the ALL CLEAR from county officials.
After The Storm
Stay away from downed power lines and avoid floodwaters. Use portable generators safely and in well-ventilated area.
Immediately attempt to contact family and friends to let them know you are okay. Check for regular College updates regarding work and class schedules.