The TSA emits a new alert on what you need to wrap before flying
The agency is associated with FEMA to give urgent advice to travelers.
Traveling can be stressful for anyone. Once you arrive at the airport, you need to register, go security And beat animated crowds to reach your door on time. But the real work begins even before presenting you for your flight. The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now associated with another government agency to issue a new urgent alert to travelers on what you need to consider during packaging. Read the rest to find out what the TSA says you need to include in your bag.
TSA is associated with FEMA to issue a new alert to travelers.
In a National press release Published on September 12, the TSA announced that it joined the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the US Department of Internal Security (FEMA). The two agencies have published a new public service ad (PSA) for travelers, urging them to "make a plan and prepare before traveling" in an emergency.
"The Department of Homeland Security is working day and day to ensure the security of the American people, but we cannot do it alone", Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas said in a press release. "Everyone has a role to play when it comes to staying safe, especially when traveling. Disasters and natural emergencies could occur at any time, so it is important to prepare."
There are three steps you can take to prepare for the emergency room before traveling.
FEMA administrator Deanne Criswell and TSA administrator David Pekoske are featured in the PSA , remind travelers that they can work to keep their safety or family when they travel for work or on vacation.
"It's as simple as a, two, three," said Criswell in the video.
The first step is to "assess your needs", according to the PSA. "Whether to keep your medicines cool or get help with an assistance device, it is important to understand what you will need in an emergency," said the ASD in its press release.
In the second step, the two agencies also urged travelers to use a support network by obtaining a friend or a neighbor of confidence to monitor their home during their absence.
And finally and above all, you have to make a plan.
"From the planning of your travel route to understand the risks you could face the places you visit, it is important to understand what you need and what you do when a disaster or an emergency occurs when you Travel, "said the press release.
But don't forget that some items are prohibited in your hand luggage.
Wrapping the items you or your loved ones may need before traveling is one of the most crucial ways to make sure you are ready in the event of an emergency or natural disaster. But you must always make sure you know what you are forbidden to go through the safety of the airport.
"Check to see what you can bring in your hand luggage and what you will have to place in recorded luggage," warns Pekoske in the PSA.
According to Pekoske, part of the preparation is not to have prohibited items in your hand luggage.
"A reminder that firearms are not authorized in any postponement, but they are authorized in the checked luggage if they are declared with the airline and wrapped properly," he adds in the alert.
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You can check online to see if what you pack is allowed.
You never know when or how the disaster will strike. Agencies warn that "extreme weather events increase frequency and severity at the national level". In this spirit, they advise travelers to wrap an emergency kit among their articles before traveling. AE0FCC31AE342FD3A1346EBB1F342FCB
According to the website of the American Department of Internal Security, there is Many supplies You should consider staying in your emergency kit, but remember that not everyone is allowed in your hand luggage.
For example, managers recommend including several bottles of bottled water. But the TSA does not allow this inside your hand luggage, unless the bottle follows the 3.4 ounce or less ruler . FEMA also recommends putting tools like keys or pliers in your kit. However, airport safety Do not allow tools More than 7 inches in your hand luggage.
"These items should be packed in your checked bags," said the ASD on its website.
If you are not sure of what you can or can not provide any other, you can use the agency's online tools or contact them.
"When travelers pack their bags and all the items they may need in their emergency kit, it is important that they check the TSA.gov tool" what can I bring, "said the press release." For Other questions about the items to be brought, they can also contact ASKTSA by sending a Travel SMS or 275-872, by tweeting @asktsa on X or by sending a Facebook message to Asktsa. "
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