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National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

March 7, 2014
Flashlights are part of an emergency preparedness kit.

March 2—8, 2014 is National Severe Weather Preparedness Week when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency highlight important tips for preparing for severe weather, such as creating a disaster supply kit, and staying informed.

If you are an F or M student, you are responsible for maintaining your student status even if you need to evacuate your school. Bring the following with you if you leave:

If you are a DSO, make sure students have your contact information, including telephone number and e-mail address, in case they need to contact you in the event of a weather emergency. If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact SEVP.

You can also use the Study in the States blog for additional Department of Homeland Security tips and information on what to do in an emergency situation.

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