Knowing if you live in an evacuation zone and being aware of evacuation routes ahead of time is critical in the event that a mandatory evacuation order is issued for your area.
When an extreme weather situation is forecast, getting the right information at the right time is paramount, whether it’s before, during or after the storm has occurred.
Whether riding out the hurricane in your dorm or evacuating to a safer area, know how to be prepared ahead of the storm
During the process of preparing for the storm’s wrath, people can make some easily avoidable mistakes that could endanger the lives of their loved ones and pets.
Be prepared for hurricanes and tropical activity with this preparedness checklist.
In event of an extended power outage following severe weather, having a generator at home can be a huge advantage. But if used improperly, the devices can seriously harm or kill unsuspecting families.
If a hurricane or other major storm causes a power outage in your home, knowing how to handle refrigerated or frozen food can protect your family from getting seriously ill.
Power outages can add an extra level of danger when tropical systems hit and can make it unsafe in some areas even after the storm has passed.
Recovering from the devastation following a significant natural disaster can be even more of a challenge if a family isn't financially prepared beforehand.
While cases of West Niles viruses are being reported, many do not know the range of severity that they may be at risk of if they do get infected from a mosquito bite.
Follow these essential steps to minimize a hurricane’s damage to your property and valuables.
National Preparedness Month (NPM) is recognized every September to remind us how crucial it is to prepare ourselves and our families for when disasters strike.
While the powerful, destructive wind speeds of an approaching cyclone are used to estimate the storm's category, storm surge is often the greatest threat to both lives and property.
When a tropical storm or hurricane strikes, it is important to ensure the safety of every family member, including pets.
Children have unique needs that make them vulnerable during disasters and experts say it’s important to build skills to help them prepare for weather emergencies, especially during hurricane season.
For some people, mosquito bites can escalate from a mere annoyance to a severe allergic reaction.
For disaster survivors, picking up the pieces can be a real challenge, and the traumatic impacts are not always visible.
While staying hydrated in warm weather is crucial to avoid succumbing to a heat illness, there are occasions when people can actually drink too much water, causing them to become ill.