Weather

 

The Atlantic Hurricane Season (June 1 – November 31)
Are you prepared for the Hurricane Season?
Hurricane supplies list – (two-week supply)
Hurricane Kit Food and Water
Flashlights
Battery-operated radio
Extra batteries
Toilet paper
Matches
Clock (wind-up or battery-operated)
Plastic garbage bags
Fire extinguishers
Scissors
Clean change of clothes
Television antenna (if cable goes out)
List of phone numbers
Copy of insurance policy
Bottled water
Ice
Canned juice,milk and tea
Canned soups
beef, spaghetti, tuna, chicken, ham, corned beef hash
Canned vegetables and fruits
• Dried fruits
Snacks
Snack spreads
Cereals
Raw vegetables
Sugar, salt, pepper
Bread
Dry and canned pet food
Extra formula, baby food
Hardware Supplies Medical Supplies
Hand tools – hammer, screwdrivers, shovel and pick ax
4 x 8 foot sheets of plywood 5/8 inch to 1/2 inch thick to put over windows (exterior plywood)
1/4 machine screw sockets and screws.
Plastic sheeting to cover furniture
Rope
working gloves
Duct tape
Canvas tarps
Nails
Medic-alert tags
Insect-repellent sprays and candles
Feminine hygiene items
Insect bite lotion
Sunscreen
Soap
First-aid kit and first-aid handbook
prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicine
Bandages
Cotton-tipped swabs
Antiseptic solution
Sterile rolls, bandages
Ear drops
Thermometer
Tweezers
Needles
Disinfectant
Plastic bags, jugs or containers for water
Purification tablets
Baby Supplies Pet Supplies
Disposable diapers, wipes
Formula, baby food
Diaper rash ointment, petroleum jelly
Baby medicines
Medicine dropper
Dry canned food, water
Emergency – St. Martin (South) Emergency – St. Martin (North)
Emergency Services – (599) 542-1215, (599) 542-6669
Ambulance – (599) 130
Police – (599) 111
Hospital – (599) 543-1111
Fire – (599) 130
Telephone – (599) 542-2211
GEBE (water/electricity) – (599) 542-2213Numbers may change. Check with your directory.
Dept. of Emergency Services
Ambulance – (590) 87-8625, (590) 87-7200
Municipal Police – (590) 87-8833
Hospital – (590) 29-5744, 29-5748
Fire – (590) 18 or (590) 87-5010
Gendarmerie – (590) 17, (590) 87-5010
EDF (electricity) – (590) 29-6700, 87-0123Numbers may change. Check with your directory.

About the Authors

Marion BethelMarion Bethel is a poet, short story writer, essayist and attorney from The Bahamas. A Cambridge University graduate, Bethel’s writings have appeared in Callaloo, The Massachusetts Review, … Read more


Tanbo-bookFree copy with all HNP orders … While supply last

Fete – Celebrating St. Martin Traditional Festive Music

A special culture features publication, song, music, dance, carnival, and more, 48 pp.

Contents: Foreword • Tanny & The Boys • Bèbè recalls • In a fête • Quimbé • Carnival • “Jim Tucker” Samuel • Ray Anthony Thomas Tale of a concert • A blast in The Netherlands • Ponum • A bumper crop • Eat, drink …