Don’t Wait. Prepare now.

View in FEMA Multimedia Library Don’t wait, communicate with your family today about an emergency plan today. Visit www.Ready.gov/communicate for tools and resources to make and practice a family emergency communication plan. In recent years, devastating earthquakes, tornadoes, floods and wildfires have highlighted the need for Americans to prepare for natural disaster. However, according to

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What To Do After A Hurricane

What To Do After A Hurricane

As the recovery process for Hurricanes Maria, Harvey and Irma continues, federal officials offer the following advice: Apply for disaster assistance. The quickest way to apply for federal disaster assistance is online through DisasterAssistance.gov. If you don’t have access to the Internet, you can apply by phone. Call 1-800-621-3362. Don’t return home until local officials tell

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Power Outage

This page provides basic safety tips and what to do before, during and after a power outage. Before a Power Outage Build or restock your emergency preparedness kit, including a flashlight, batteries, cash, and first aid supplies. Make sure you have alternative charging methods for your phone or any device that requires power. For more

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Hurricane How-To Prepare

What Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over the water and move toward land. Threats from hurricanes include high winds, heavy rainfall, storm surge, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, and tornadoes. These large storms are called typhoons in the North Pacific Ocean and cyclones in other parts of the world. Where Each year,

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Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources

Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources

Important NOAA Weather Emergency Alert System Hurricanes are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena. By knowing what actions to take before the hurricane season begins, when a hurricane approaches, and when the storm is in your area, as well as what to do after a hurricane leaves your area, you can increase your chance

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Clean Up Aftermath

Clean Up Aftermath

Returning home after a storm or a flood can be the most trying time. There is a lot to be aware of when getting back into your home, to ensure you are mitigating all potential issues. You can use the resources on this page to help you get back to normal. Contact your insurance agent to file

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