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Sheriff Golden: Know Your Zone To Prepare For Hurricane Evacuation

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Sheriff Golden: Be prepared for Hurricane Season

June 1 is the start of Hurricane Season and Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden is urging residents and visitors to be prepared.

“Preparing, planning and staying informed makes dealing with any kind of storm that may affect Monmouth County much easier,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden. “As we approach the hurricane season, now is the time to take those basic steps.”

There is one simple thing you can do today that, if we get a major storm, will make a big difference in your experience and maybe even save your life.

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Posted: June 1st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Sheriff Golden: Be prepared for Hurricane Season

Sheriff Golden Announces New Storm Evacuation Program: KNOW YOUR ZONE

know-your-zone-2-2-800x529Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden announced the KNOW YOUR ZONE program today in Avon-by-the Sea.

A tiered coastal evacuation plan, KNOW YOUR ZONE, identifies specific coastal evacuation zones  (A, B, C and D) which helps emergency management officials target evacuation orders to those areas that are at the most risk, based upon threat, strength, direction and forecasted storm surge. The public outreach and educational program, Know Your Zone, is designed to educate residents, businesses and visitors on the coastal evacuation zone in which they live, work or vacation.

Not to be confused with flood zones, which are insurance designations and building codes determined by the National Flood Insurance Plan, the tiered system creates 4 distinct evacuations zones A, B, C, & D and will allow for a clearer and more decisive messaging, when evacuations are needed.

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Posted: September 27th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Monmouth OEM | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »