Fact Sheets

These fact sheets provide information for the general public about what to do during water-related emergencies and outbreaks.

Preventing Diarrheal Illness After A Disaster

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Message: Protect yourself and your family from diarrheal illness after a disaster by following these guidelines.

Audience: Designed for people in disaster-affected areas.

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Web: Prevent Illness After a Disaster

Wash Your Hands

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Message: Learn how to wash your hands during an emergency or disaster.

Audience: Designed for people in disaster-affected areas.

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Make Water Safe

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Message: Learn how to make water safe to drink after an emergency or disaster.

Audience: Designed for people in disaster-affected areas.

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Web: Making Water Safe

Drink Safe Water

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Message: After an emergency, water might not be safe to use or drink. Follow the instructions of your local officials regarding water use and safety.

Audience: Designed for people in disaster-affected areas.

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Kill Germs With Bleach

Kill Germs With Bleach

Message: Learn how to use bleach to kill germs on things touched by floodwater and how to sanitize surfaces.

Audience: Designed for people in disaster-affected areas.

Web: Kill Germs With Bleach