# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government

Are You Prepared to Evacuate or Stay?

If a hurricane were approaching the Rhode Island coastline, would you be ready to evacuate or ride out the storm at home? Rhode Islanders who live near the coast need to be prepared for either scenario.

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency, in cooperation with the National Weather Service and local emergency management officials, offers the following safety tips to protect lives and reduce damage before, during and after hurricanes.

Before the Storm

When a Hurricane is Approaching

During the Storm

After the Storm