Podcasts

These podcasts provide information for the general public on a variety of important WASH-related emergency topics.

emergency wound care

Emergency Wound Care After a Disaster PSA
Series Name: CDC Radio
Running Time: 0:29
Release Date: 10/25/2009

Summary: First aid during a disaster.

a red emergency first aid box

What’s in Your Emergency Kit?
Series Name: CDC Emergency Preparedness and You
Running Time: 3:09
Release Date: 12/20/2012

Summary: An emergency kit can help you survive during a disaster. This podcast discusses supplies to include in your kit.

person wearing a hat outside in the winter looking cold

Recognizing Hypothermia
Series Name: CDC Emergency Preparedness and You
Running Time: 0:50
Release Date: 12/13/2007

Summary: Hypothermia is a serious medical condition that strikes during very cold weather or when people are chilled from rain, sweat, or cold water.

car in water

Driving Through Water After a Disaster
Series Name: CDC Emergency Preparedness and You
Running Time: 0:54
Release Date: 11/1/2007

Summary: After a storm, many roads may be flooded. Avoid driving through these areas, especially when the water is moving fast.

drowning icon

Keep Children Safe From Drowning in Flooded Areas
Series Name: CDC Emergency Preparedness and You
Running Time: 0:54
Release Date: 10/22/2007

Summary: As the cleanup process begins after a natural disaster, there may be areas of flooding. Watch your children to prevent them from playing in or around flood water.

emergency checklist

Preventing Mold After a Disaster
Series Name: CDC Emergency Preparedness and You
Running Time: 0:54
Release Date: 10/22/2007

Summary: When rain or flood waters get into your building, take steps to prevent mold growth.

a palm tree blowing in a hurricane

 Evacuating the Area of a Hurricane 
Series Name: CDC Emergency Preparedness and You
Running Time: 3:09
Release Date: 10/10/2007

Summary: If a hurricane warning is issued for your area, or authorities tell you to evacuate, take only essential items. If you have time, turn off gas, electricity, and water and disconnect appliances.