It's been nearly a year since Tropical Storm Ernesto flooded Pender County, covering some neighborhoods in four feet of standing water. Residents had to take a boat to travel down the road. The county has not made any changes to prevent flooding from happening again. Pender County Emergency Management says it's up to the people to be prepared this hurricane season just in case there's another disaster. Emergency Management Director Eddie King said, "Every family should have a disaster supply kit with food and bottled water, enough for three days, any special medications you need, any special dietary foods you have." The emergency management director says, if a storm is bad enough. Shelters will be opened, but that people still need to bring supplies to the shelter. On Friday we'll hear from Pender County flood victims one year after tropical storm Ernesto.
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