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Winter Weather

Know what to do before, during and after snowstorms and extreme cold.
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Thunderstorms & Lightning

Lightning is a leading cause of injury and death from weather-related hazards. Learn what to do before, during and after.
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If you approach a flooded road or walkway, follow this rule: turn around, don't drown!
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Earthquakes can happen at any time. Learn what to do before, during and after.
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Make a Plan

Be Prepared. Make an emergency plan today and practice it.
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Ready Kids

Check out our new kids content and help prepare your whole family for disasters.
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Newly Updated CERT Basic Training

The updated Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training includes revised information on disaster medical operations, terrorism and specific hazards.
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Save Early for Disasters

From savings to insurance, find out what you need to do to get prepared financially before a disaster.

Last Updated: 01/23/2020