Coast Guard shares Hurricane, Severe Weather Preparedness safety messages, b-roll package for Virginia, N.C. areas

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News Release  

U.S. Coast Guard 5th District Mid-Atlantic
Contact: 5th District Public Affairs
Office: (757) 398-6272
After Hours: (757) 295-8435
5th District online newsroom

Coast Guard shares Hurricane, Severe Weather Preparedness safety messages, b-roll package for Virginia, N.C. areas

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is providing recorded video statements and readiness tips ahead of Hurricane Season 2020.   

Ahead of this year's hurricane season, which starts on June 1, the Coast Guard is sharing important, life-saving information to help regional publics properly prepare.   

Knowing how to prepare for a hurricane or any severe weather is crucial in helping ensure personal safety and protection of property. Throughout May, we will be promoting safety messages and guidelines for people preparing for hurricane season through our social media. Follow us on Facebook at U.S. Coast Guard Mid-Atlantic and on Twitter: @uscgmidatlantic 

Coast Guard Sector Virginia video statement: 

Cmdr. Jason Ingram, Response Department Head
https://www.dvidshub.net/video/751605/coast-guard-sector-virginia-hurricane-preparedness-safety-message

Coast Guard Sector North Carolina video statement: 

Cmdr. Tracy Wirth, Response Department Head 
https://www.dvidshub.net/video/751610/coast-guard-sector-north-carolina-shares-safety-messages-ahead-2020-hurricane-season

Hurricane Response B-Roll 

Video:

https://www.dvidshub.net/video/751601/coast-guard-mid-atlantic-hurricane-b-roll

Photos:

https://www.dvidshub.net/image/4753173/coast-guard-helicopter-crews-search-survivors-hurricane-florence

https://www.dvidshub.net/image/4742815/coast-guard-crew-members-wait-picked-up-during-operations

https://www.dvidshub.net/image/4739083/coast-guard-rescues-people-pets-near-riegelwood-nc

https://www.dvidshub.net/image/794394/hurricane-damage-great-kills-harbor

https://www.dvidshub.net/image/2219935/coast-guard-aircrew-patrols-flooded-counties-south-carolina

https://www.dvidshub.net/image/2219939/coast-guard-aircrew-patrols-flooded-counties-south-carolina

Infographics:

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1494007144395-b0e215ae1ba6ac1b556f084e190e5862/FEMA_2017_Hurricane_HTP_FINAL.pdf

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1527015736946-1f1f8b5f3989072327dd54d5007c06cf/HurricaneV2.pdf

Contact our duty Public Affairs watchstander for any follow up questions. They are available at D5PublicAffairs@uscg.mil, or at 757-295-8435. 

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