The great majority of injuries during a hurricane are cuts caused by flying glass or other debris. Other injuries include puncture wounds resulting from exposed nails, metal, or glass, and bone fractures.More >>
You've suffered a flood. Your home or business - and contents within - have been damaged - possibly destroyed. What do ou do now? Contact your insurance company or agent as soon as possible. TellMore >>
Food may not be safe to eat during and after an emergency. Safe water for drinking, cooking, and personal hygiene includes bottled, boiled, or treated water. Your state, local, or tribal health department can make specific recommendations for boiling or treating water in your area.More >>
Hurricanes and Tropical StormsHurricanes & Tropical StormsMore>>
To prepare for a hurricane, you should take the following measures:
Make plans to secure your property. Permanent storm shutters offer the best protection for windows. A second option is to board up windowsMore >>
If a hurricane is likely in your area, you should:
Listen to the radio or TV for information.
Secure your home, close storm shutters, and secure outdoor objects or bring them indoors.
Turn off utilitiesMore >>
Since 1953, Atlantic tropical storms have been named from lists originated by the National Hurricane Center and now maintained and updated by an international committee of the World Meteorological Organization. More >>
Hurricane/Tropical Storm Sandy struck the U.S. East Coast Monday evening, causing multiple deaths, flooding and an estimated billions in damage.More >>
Hurricane/Tropical Storm Sandy struck the U.S. East Coast Monday evening, causing multiple deaths, flooding and an estimated billions in damage. The storm was already responsible for the death of 47 people when it tore through the Caribbean.More >>