Healthy People in a Healthy Environment

Hurricane Preparedness Resources

Hurricanes are dhurricaneangerous and destructive. Known also as cyclones and typhoons in other parts of the world, hurricanes cause high winds, flooding, heavy rain, and storm surges (high tidal waves).

Learn more about hurricanes and other tropical storms so you can be prepared to keep your family safe.


Overall Safety Tips

Steps to Take

Be Red Cross Ready – Hurricane Safety

Food and Water Safety

Food and Water Safety in an Emergency 

Food Safety and Severe Storms

Emergency disinfection of drinking water

FDA Food and Water Safety in English and Spanish

Managing Water

Well Protection in Flood Prone Areas

Guidance for Restaurant and Grocers

Restaurants and Grocers Reopening After Hurricanes

Septic Systems

Septic Systems- What To Do After the Flood



Power Outage

Red Cross Power Outage

Pet Safety

Red Cross Pet Safety