Disasters disrupt hundreds of thousands of lives every year. Each disaster has lasting effects, both to people and property. If a disaster occurs in your community, local government and disaster-relief organizations will try to help you, but you need to be ready as well.
Cover everything with our emergency supply kit supplies list.
Follow these key tips when in an evacuation scenario.
Make sure your family is prepared when a disaster strikes.
Pets are part of the family.
Preparing ahead with proper coverage and well-organized records eases the disaster recovery experience.
If power goes out, make sure you follow these key tips.
Before a winter storm strikes, make sure you’re prepared.
Storms create destructive winds, storm surges along the coast.
Straight line wind speeds during a severe thunderstorm can exceed 100 mph.
Chemicals can be hazardous to humans or the environment if used or released improperly.
On average every day, 36 people suffer injuries and 7 people die in a house related fire.
The risk of flooding has increased in most coastal regions and that risk is projected to grow.
Lightning is a severe weather event which can strike at any time.
Believe it or not, all areas of the US are vulnerable to wild fires.
Excessive heat can be cause for serious concern.
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