FEMA Prepares You for Hurricane Season

Play Audio Clip Listen to audio clip. On “THE SITUATION ROOM” tonight at 11:00 p.m. ET, hurricane season has us on edge, and the threat of Florence is still on our minds. But this…

FEMA Prepares You for Hurricane Season

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On “THE SITUATION ROOM” tonight at 11:00 p.m. ET, hurricane season has us on edge, and the threat of Florence is still on our minds. But this is also a wonderful time to take time to plan for emergencies, and FEMA is stressing the importance of keeping an emergency kit stocked with essential supplies like water, food, medicine, and winter wear. FEMA officials are also encouraging disaster victims to file a claim on their claims in advance. Thanks to technology, FEMA is allowing consumers to file through its website or through the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Meantime, FEMA has more than 1.4 million storm season preparedness tips and tips to make sure you are in the right state of mind to deal with hurricane season. There are also FEMA resources for those living in flood zones to discuss those aspects of the storm with an insurance company.

Plus, reports are circulating that opioid epidemic in New York City is costing residents more than $100 billion. Meanwhile, opioid patients are losing their lives. But there’s a new tool designed to make navigating the “battle” with pain easier. Dr. Gregory Minor is a sleep doctor and the CEO of SleepSeat, a company that combines wearable technology with predictive algorithms to help it people sleep better. Dr. Minor joined Juan to talk about SleepSeat and the importance of sleep as we count down to hurricane season.

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