Hurricane Preparedness Resources

We’re all aware that DC is in the path of hurricane Irene – well here are a few tips to stay safe during the storm:

SAT., AUG. 27, SANDBAG DISTRIBUTION TO DC RESIDENTS (WITH DC ID): DPW will receive a shipment of about 2,700 bags by Saturday morning that will be available for pick up by District residents starting at noon, Saturday, August 27, on a first-come, first-served basis.   Residents, with DC identification, may pick up sandbags (up to five per household) at RFK Stadium, Lot 7.

The Shelter and Evacuation Guide for Ward 8 is a valuable tool in the event that the storm is worse than we’re expecting.

The Mayor’s Communications Office hurricane tips.

DDOT will be providing critical traffic-related and emergency information on a real time basis via Residents are strongly urged to avoid traveling during the storm if possible.  High winds could topple trees and pose a hazard to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.

General emergency preparedness information:

General hurricane preparedness:


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