General Emergency Preparedness
This section has been designed to assist you in being prepared for various emergency situations. It is our hope that making people more aware of what they can do to become better prepared will assist emergency response personnel in the event of an emergency.
TOWN OF NEW LONDON Emergency Info Hotline: 526-9444
You should consider the following items in the event that you need to evacuate your home:
One day’s clothing and shoes for each family member
Personal care products (for example: toothbrush, feminine hygiene products, and diapers)
Blanket or sleeping bag
Flashlight & extra batteries
Granola bars/trail mix
Copies of important documents: medical and prescription information, passports, birth certificates, drivers license, and insurance papers.
The following items should be considered in the event you are stranded in or need to take shelter in your car:
- Bottled water
- Food (granola/energy bars)
- First aid kit
- White distress flag
- Flashlight & extra batteries
- Flares/light sticks
- Blanket or sleeping bag (Emergency reflective blanket)
- Jumper cables
In the event that you need to take shelter in your home the following items should be considered:
These lists were compiled from the State of New Hampshire's Emergency Preparedness Brochure.