Being prepared in the event of a disaster is the best way to minimize safety risks and property damage.

The below PDF provides a regional preparedness guide in the event of extreme weather for Southeastern CT. Towns that are included in the guide are City of Groton, Town of Groton, East Lyme, Ledyard, Montville, New London, Norwich, Old Lyme, Stonington, North Stonington and Waterford.

This information is useful for any resident or property owner in the event a hurricane, flood or other emergency come to Connecticut. Info like emergency shelter location, local government contact numbers and each town’s escape routes. The guide also recommends signing up for Connecticut’s Emergency Alerting and Notification system at, which will provide an electronic alert to your cellphone, email, pda or other electronic device.

To view the pdf, the link is here: Regional Emergency Preparedness Guide 2011