-- Identification to show residence is in affected area and important personal documents

-- Extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies and other comfort items

-- Supplies needed for children and infants, such as diapers, formula and toys

-- Special items for family members who are elderly or disabled

The Red Cross is working with County Animal Response Teams and other organizations to provide pet sheltering to co-locate with the Red Cross shelter. Please bring a leash, food, water and other supplies for your pet.

To find a shelter, people can download the Red Cross Hurricane app, visit the Red Cross web site, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), or check local media outlets. They should also register on the Red Cross Safe and Well website, a secure and easy-to-use online tool that helps families connect during emergencies. To register, visit www.redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767). This site also connects with the Twitter and Facebook accounts of users.