How To: Be Prepared for Hurricanes and Other Natural Disasters

SharkBox headquarters is based in Tampa Florida and as such is no stranger tropical storms and hurricanes that routinely batter the gulf coast. The team here is a huge proponent of education regarding storm safety and planning.

Contacts

You and your family should have a contacts list that includes phone numbers for the most important local numbers.

  • Local fire departments and law enforcement
  • Regional Hospitals
  • Local Utility Companies
  • The Red Cross 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

Risk Mitigation

The best way to prepare is to avoid being in a highly dangerous area form the start of the storm.

Plan and Supplies kit

You can use the Ready.gov site to form a supplies kit and information on emergency planning. Dont forget a battery phone charger like our Quark!

Get Involved 

We feel at SharkBox that the local community should be actively engaged in planning and recovery for such events. Here are a few ways to get involved.