be-preparedFOCUS HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE USA BELIEVES YOUR SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT AND WANTS TO ENSURE YOU ARE PREPARED FOR NATURAL DISASTERS AND OTHER EMERGENCIES. THESE EVENTS CAN STRIKE SUDDENLY, AT ANYTIME AND ANYWHERE



Prepare For A
Flood

Floods are among the most common and costly natural disasters in the United States…

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Prepare For An
Earthquake

Earthquakes are one of the most frightening and destructive phenomena of nature…

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Prepare For A
Storm

Storms are dangerous and can produce lightning, hail, heavy rain and more…

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Preparing for Disasters

Prepare for any disaster by taking the following steps:

  1. Make a plan for communications and evacuation.
  2. Buy or build a disaster kit
  3. Utilize smartphone apps to stay informed of local weather conditions.
    •   Apps from FEMA or the Red Cross can provide local severe weather alerts.

Visit the links on the right to learn how to prepare for disasters common in your area.

Recovering from Disasters

Recovering from a disaster is usually a gradual process. Safety is a primary issue, as are mental and physical well-being. If assistance is available, knowing how to access it makes the process faster and less stressful. This section offers some general advice on steps to take after disaster strikes in order to begin getting your home, your community and your life back to normal.
Health and Safety Guidelines
Returning Home
Seeking Disaster Assistance
Coping with Disaster
Helping Others


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