FEMA's Emergency Weather Preparation Info

FEMA's Emergency Weather Preparation Info

The Department of Homeland Security's www.ready.gov Web site has a series of links that provide information for children as well as adults about what to do when a disaster approaches. The Web site encourages readers to get a kit (of emergency supplies), make a plan (for what you will do in an emergency) and be informed (of what might happen).

FEMA's online products range from simple steps a family should take in advance of a storm to a list of specific items to include in an emergency "go-kit." These online products are available at www.fema.gov. Among other things, the site defines hurricanes, explains their categories, lists hurricane names and outlines what to do before, during and after a tornado or hurricane.

The following is a list of additional online FEMA topics and products, along with the file sizes, to assist residents in protecting property from high winds and flooding. These files are available at www.fema.gov.

Protect Your Property from High Winds

Protect Your Property from Flooding

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