Officials Advise Gathering Crucial Paperwork - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

09/02/04

Officials Advise Gathering Crucial Paperwork

They're still getting ready in south Florida, stocking up with batteries, shutters and lumber. Some stores are running out of the basics.

One more thing to think about is the important paperwork in our lives, such as medical records, bank records and identification. Pack it up now, before you need it.

"You need to show ownership of property, because in the event that you evacuate from something like this, when you come back, some of those identifiable things might be gone," advised CEMA director Phillip Webber. "You might need to show proof of residency to get back in certain areas."

Check here for some more tips from emergency management.

Reported by: Aaron Vogel, avogel@wtoc.com

Powered by Frankly