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Hurricanes/Tropical Storms

Hurricanes are dangerous and destructive. Known also as cyclones and typhoons in other parts of the world, hurricanes cause high winds, flooding, heavy rain, and storm surges. Use the messages and graphics in this section of the toolkit to communicate with your audience before, during and after a hurricane or tropical storm. 

Approved Social Media Content

Feel free to tailor any of these approved social media messages to use locally on your platforms.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Messages

Approved Graphics

The graphics provided here are to communicate about Hurricanes and Tropical Storms.

Hurricane Readiness Kit

Before a hurricane prepare a hurricane readiness kit including important documents, prescriptions, and family emergency plan.

Hurricane Essential Resources Before a Disaster 

This graphic highlights emergency resources people can use before emergencies to be disaster ready.

Hospital Closure

Image of a hospital with a closed sign. Use this graphic if your MTF closes due to a hurricane.

PCM Referral Waiver

This image describes what you need to do to obtain a blanket PCM referral waiver in the event of a hurricane

Getting Emergency Prescription Refills

This infographic describes the process and tips for getting emergency prescription refills when a state of emergency is declared. Beneficiaries can take their prescription bottle to any TRICARE network pharmacy

Last Updated: September 27, 2022
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