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Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricanes are powerful storms that can create severe flooding, dangerous storm surges, high winds, and tornadoes.  The effects of these storms can be devastating to entire communities and can have long-lasting consequences, including loss of life and property.  

 

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Preparedness and Planning

Proper Planning can help you and your family get through a hurricane safely.  Learn the key elements of a good plan and how to plan to stay connected with family members, plan for loved ones with special need, protect your pets, and other important aspects of preparedness.

                  

During a Hurricane

Knowing what to do during a hurricane can help you and your family make better decisions that will keep you safe.  Of course, to make an informed decision, be sure to stay connected with your state's emergency management office.

                          

Following a Hurricane

Learn how to take steps to recover from a hurricane and cope with the stress and loss caused by the disaster.

     

Resources for Response Workers

Response workers have special responsiblities and challenges during a disaster.  Learn how to stay safe and keep others safe and healthy.

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  • This page last reviewed: August 06, 2013