Expert gives tips for National Safety Month

June marks National Safety Month, and to make sure Bronx residents are prepared for whenever the next hurricane hits, News 12 sat down with a member of the Red Cross Disaster Relief team.

June marks National Safety Month, and to make sure Bronx residents are prepared for whenever the next hurricane hits, News 12 sat down with a member of the Red Cross Disaster Relief team. (6/20/15)

NEW YORK - June marks National Safety Month, and to make sure residents are prepared for whenever the next hurricane hits, News 12 sat down with a member of the Red Cross Disaster Relief team.

Lipica Shah, a preparedness health and safety instructor, says the three rules for emergency preparedness are get a supply kit, make a plan and keep informed.

She says a good supply kit has everything from flashlights and first aid items to food and water.

Shah says everyone in the household should also have a plan for evacuation in the event of a hurricane or blizzard. 

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