While setting up a disaster plan for manufactured home communities, be sure to include steps that would reduce the risk of damage or injury. Here are some actions to consider:
- Keep trees healthy and strong. Remove dead limbs immediately, and cut back branches that overhang buildings or touch power or phone lines.
This is the third in a series of articles on disaster preparedness and how to safeguard your community, save lives and minimize damage.
Some disasters, like hurricanes and floods, allow you to take action ahead of time to save lives and property. Others, like tornadoes, earthquakes, and flash floods, need more immediate action. You should have plans for both.