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Disaster Information

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    U.S. Department of Homeland Security || U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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    FEMA's Are You Ready? Guide on individual, family and community preparedness is designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters.

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    When a disaster strikes, you need to move quickly. Find information to help you decide to evacuate or stay put, gather up loved ones, find food, water and shelter in an emergency and learn basic tips on caring for injuries.


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    Once the disaster is over, much of your life may have to be reconstructed. From dealing with your home to finding important documents, find information to help you get started.

    Community Resources

    Find resources in and around your community to help you move forward after a disaster.



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    Connect with resources for people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs to help the whole community move forward.

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    Find information to help older Americans prepare, respond to and recover from disasters.

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    Discover resources for children and help your family prepare for emergencies.

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    Learn about what to do in the event of specific kinds of disasters.

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    Learn what to do if you're caught in a disaster in a foreign country.

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    Download documents on how can help a variety of audiences before, during and after a disaster.