It’s important to prepare for possible disasters and other emergencies. Natural and human-caused disasters can strike suddenly, at any time and anywhere. This fact sheet covers the three actions everyone can take that can help make a difference …
Sheltering in place can disrupt our routines and challenge our ability to tend to responsibilities, such as work and caring for loved ones. Understandably, we may become nervous or uncomfortable when sheltering in place. The information in this fact sheet can help you cope emotionally with this type of emergency.
An earthquake is a sudden, rapid shaking of the earth caused by the breaking and shifting of rock beneath the earth’s surface. Earthquakes strike suddenly, without warning, and they can occur at any time of the year, day or night. This fact sheet covers the steps you can take before, during and after an earthquake to stay safe.
The most effective way to protect yourself and your home from fire is to identify and remove fire hazards. This fact sheet provides valuable information about smoke alarms and a fire escape plans that can save lives.
Floods are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters. This fact sheet covers actions you should take when flood warnings are issued, supplies to have on hand and how to deal with the aftermath of a flood.