Know how the COVID-19 pandemic can affect disaster preparedness and recovery, and what you can do to keep yourself and others safe.

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.

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Find out what professionals in healthcare, public health, emergency management, and more can do to protect people in the communities they serve.



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