Until building inspectors say it’s safe to enter after a hurricane, stay away from damaged buildings.
More and more folks are making their homes in woodland settings – in or near forests, rural areas, or remote mountain sites – places in which wildfires are likely to happen. Wildfires often begin unnoticed. They spread quickly, igniting brush, … Continue reading →
After a thunderstorm, many roads may be flooded. Prevent driving through these regions, notably when the water is going quickly.
Dogs can be frightened and stressed after a natural disaster and may be more likely to scrape or bite.
Employ first aid prevent illness and to treat wounds and scrapes. To care for a wound that is bleeding, put pressure on it until the bleeding has ceased.
After a natural disaster, it really is normal to feel depressed, crazy, or guilty—you may have lost a good deal.
Hypothermia is when folks are chilled from rain, perspiration, or cold water or a serious medical condition that hits during really cold weather.
Shield yourself against hypothermia and frostbite during cold weather. Wear warm clothes that covers your skin and remove any wet clothes instantly.
Shield yourself from frostbite. When outside, wear warm clothes, including coats, gloves and hats.
What you should do to protect yourself and your family from a hurricane. Remember to take your prescription medicines with you, as you evacuate.