Natural disasters can not be prevented, yet local emergency management say your can be prepared early.
Today begins Hurricane Preparedness week in our state. With hurricane season just seven days away-- local agencies participated in a state-wide hurricane exercise last week.
Pitt county's Emergency Management Director Noel Lee says his workers, along with local aid agencies tested their plans and made improvements. He also encourages residents to have their plan of action.
For information on Hurricane Preparedness week, head to WITNTV.Com, click on the weather page and scroll down to the hurricane preparation tips link.