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Any New and Improved Hurricane Shelters since Irma #204281
09/10/2019 05:42 PM
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It would seem this would be a high priority for both sides to build some new technology shelters to deal with the wind speeds and pressures and be ready for next time.

Are there any conceived, started, or finished?

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Re: Any New and Improved Hurricane Shelters since Irma [Re: PelicanPirate] #204298
09/10/2019 11:04 PM
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You can find a list of current hurricane shelters on this webpage:
http://www.sintmaartengov.org/special-campaigns/Pages/Hurricane-Campaign.aspx

I don't know whether any of them are new. Perhaps an island resident can comment.

Re: Any New and Improved Hurricane Shelters since Irma [Re: PelicanPirate] #204308
09/11/2019 05:40 AM
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Nothing new, and half can't be used until AFTER a storm.


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Re: Any New and Improved Hurricane Shelters since Irma [Re: BillandElaine] #204380
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Interesting how the collective mind focuses money/energy on the future and positive, daily living rather than a future bad and fateful day.

Found this at a concrete association website regarding rooms and community shelter construction

https://www.nrmca.org/resilience/downloads/FEMA361.pdf


Re: Any New and Improved Hurricane Shelters since Irma [Re: PelicanPirate] #204391
09/12/2019 08:56 AM
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And this is why many people don't go...."PETS - Shelters do not accept pets. You should make arrangements beforehand to have your untied pets secured in a room at your home, with sufficient water, and food for at least three days. Do not leave dogs and cats in the same room."

I know that even here during the extreme heat and they opened cooling stations...people would not leave their animals at home, especially the elderly. frown


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