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Plan Ahead for Disasters

Talk with your family.

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Flooding

If you approach a flooded road or walkway, follow this rule: turn around, don't drown!

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Hurricanes

Prepare for hurricanes now. Know where to go if asked to evacuate quickly and how you and your family will get there.

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Volcanoes

Protect yourself before, during, and after a volcanic eruption.

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Be Informed

Know the risks about different disasters and hazards that could affect you & your family where you live, work, and go to school.

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Tornadoes

Know what to do before, during and after a tornado.

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Video: Six Things to Know Before a Disaster

Every minute counts during a disaster – plan now so you’re prepared. Here are six important things to know before a disaster strikes.

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Financial Preparedness

April is National Financial Capability Month. Protect your family by financially preparing before an emergency strikes.

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Active Shooter

Be informed about what to do during an active shooting. Remember to RUN. HIDE. FIGHT.

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Nuclear Explosion

A nuclear explosion may occur with or without a few minutes warning. Learn what you can do: Get inside, stay inside, and stay tuned.

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Earthquakes

Earthquakes can happen at any time. Learn what to do before, during and after.

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Cybersecurity

Learn how to prevent, detect and respond to cyber incidents.

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Get Involved

Get involved in your community by taking action with FEMA’s citizen responder programming to help your community become prepared.

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Social Media

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