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Hurricane and Severe Weather Information
Hurricane information fact sheets and public service announcements for before, during, and after the storm can be found at:
Hurricane Information Fact Sheets
Other Helpful Links and Information
Develop a Family Hurricane Preparedness Plan
Disaster Planning for Children with Special Needs
CDC - Helping Families Deal with Stress of Relocation After a Disaster
CDC - Floods & safety
CDC - Power outages
CDC - Information for Evacuation Centers
CDC - Flood Public Services Announcements (PSAs) (various topics)
CDC - Key Facts about Hurricane and Flood Recovery
CDC - Natural Disasters and Severe Weather
CDC - Food and Water Concerns
CDC - Hurricane-Related Information for Health Care Professionals
CDC - Infection Control Guidance for Community Evacuation Centers Following Disasters
FDA - Protect Food and Water During Hurricanes and Other Storms
FEMA - Water (Prepared for a Disaster)
Hurricane season can be a very stressful time for all Floridians. To help reduce your stress, and aid in the preparation for a hurricane, a list of helpful suggestions has been provided. The more prepared you are, the more comfortable and safe you will be.
For more state and federal information on emergency and disaster planning: http://www.floridadisaster.org/, http://www.redcross.org/, http://www.ready.gov/, http://www.fema.gov/ or call your local Red Cross office.
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