Natural Disasters and Severe Weather
For up-to-the-minute information about the storm see the website for the National Hurricane Center.
Hurricane Safety Tips
Hurricanes and Public Health Concerns
CDC -- A Guide to Health and Safety During Hurricanes -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC- Worker and personal health and safety during a flood
CDC- Key Facts about Hurricane and Flood Recovery
Downloadable Public Service Announcements (PSAs). Topics include staying safe during floods around buildings, pets, and appliances, emergency wound care, and avoiding carbon monoxide poisoning.
Information related to power outages
Information on Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning After a Disaster
CDC- Food and Water Concerns. Recommendations for keeping water and food safe during a disaster
FDA- Food and Water Safety During Hurricanes, Power Outages, and Floods: What Consumers Need to Know (Spanish, French, and PDF)
A guide for consumers- proper food and water safety precautions in the event of flooding and/or power outages
FEMA – Preparing Water before a Disaster
A document on bottled water storage and preparing/storing home containers of water