Hurricanes and Other Tropical Storms
Hurricanes are dangerous and destructive. Known also as cyclones and typhoons in other parts of the world, hurricanes cause high winds, flooding, heavy rain, and storm surges.
Learn more about hurricanes and other tropical storms so you can be prepared to keep your family safe.
Public Health Emergency Resources from the Dept. of Health and Human Services
Find out what professionals in healthcare, public health, emergency management, and more can do to protect people in the communities they serve.
Hurricanes don’t only affect people living along the coast. If you’re in an area where hurricanes are a risk, you need to be prepared.
Stay Safe After a Hurricane
The storm might be over, but that doesn’t mean the danger is. Keep your loved ones safe after the storm by following our safety tips.
Help Loved Ones in Hurricane-Affected Areas
Preparedness and Safety Messaging for Hurricanes, Flooding, and Similar Disasters [PDF – 1 MB]
Stay Safe During a Power Outage
Homeowner’s and Renter’s Guide to Mold Cleanup After Disasters
Keep Food Safe After a Disaster or Emergency
Health and Safety Concerns for All Disasters
Illnesses, injuries, carbon monoxide poisoning, animals & insects, food, water, cleanup, mold, environmental concerns, and coping with a disaster.