Common Disasters Across the U.S.

Some disasters, like lightning strikes, trang chính fires and windstorms can occur anywhere. Others, lượt thích earthquakes và hurricanes are more comtháng in certain regions. Click on the maps below lớn learn about possible disasters in your area. Regardless of where you live sầu, powerful apps lượt thích the Red Cross Emergency App can help you stay informed, while instructive sầu apps lượt thích MonsterGuard make preparedness learning fun for kids between the ages of 7 & 11.

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Cliông chồng on the map pointers to lớn see tips for natural disasters by region. Cliông xã on the star to lớn read tips about how everyone should prepare for natural disasters.


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New Englvà
You live sầu in this region if your address is in Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Isl&, Vermont, Connecticut or Massachusetts. You’re at high risk of:

Hurricanes

Keep an emergency kit on hand, and create an evacuation plan for your household, including pets.

Winter Storms

Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle in case you get caught in a storm while on the road. Avoid driving, stay indoors và dress in layers of lightweight, loose-fitting clothing to stay warm.

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Mid-Atlantic
You live sầu in this region if your address is in Thành Phố New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware or Washington, DC. You’re at high risk of:

Hurricanes

Keep an emergency kit on h&, và create an evacuation plan for your household, including pets.

Winter Storms

Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle in case you get caught in a storm while on the road. Avoid driving, stay indoors và dress in layers of lightweight, loose-fitting clothing lớn stay warm.

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Midwest
You live in this region if your address is in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kansas or Missouri. You"re at high to moderate risk of:

Tornadoes

Know where the safest place is in your trang chính to gather, preferably a windowless interior space on the lowest floor.

Earthquakes (Illinois, Missouri)

Practice DROPhường, COVER và HOLD ON with everyone in your household.

Wildfires (North Dakota and South Dakota)

Sign up for the emergency notification systems that your community uses. Be prepared to lớn evacuate at a moment"s notice, & keep an emergency kit in your oto. Listen to lớn local radio and television for the lachạy thử on safe evacuation routes.

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West (Pacific)
You live in this region if your address is in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California or Hawaii. You"re at high risk of:

Earthquakes

Practice DROPhường., COVER and HOLD ON with everyone in your household.

Wildfires

Sign up for the emergency notification systems that your community uses. Be prepared to lớn evacuate at a moment"s notice, and keep an emergency kit in your car. Listen khổng lồ local radio and television for the lachạy thử on safe evacuation routes.

Hurricanes (Hawaii)

Keep an emergency kit on hand, & create an evacuation plan for your household, including pets.

Volcanoes

Keep a dust mask and goggles on hand for every member of your family, and talk about your plan so everyone knows what khổng lồ vị in case of eruption.

Tsunami

Plan evacuation routes from trang chính, work, school và other places you frequently go. Try to lớn pick safe places 2 miles inl& or 100 feet above sea màn chơi.

Landslides

Learn about local evacuation plans. Talk lớn everyone in your household about what you"ll bởi vì if a landslide happens.

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You live in this region if your address is in Puerkhổng lồ Riteo, Guam, Saipan/CNXiaoMI, American Samoa or the U.S. Virgin Islands. You"re at high khổng lồ moderate risk of:

Hurricanes

Keep an emergency kit on h&, and create an evacuation plan for your household, including pets.

Earthquakes (Guam and Saipan)

Practice DROPhường, COVER và HOLD ON with everyone in your household.

Tsunangươi (Guam & Saipan)

Plan evacuation routes from home, work, school và other places you frequently go. Try lớn pichồng safe places 2 miles inland or 100 feet above sea màn chơi.

Volcanoes (Guam & Saipan)

Keep a dust mask và goggles on hvà for every thành viên of your family, và talk about your plan so everyone knows what lớn vì chưng in case of eruption.

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Flood

Never walk, swyên ổn or drive through flood water. As little as 6 inches of floodwater can knoông chồng you off of your feet. Remember: "Turn around, don’t drown!"

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Heat Wave

Stay aware of the heat & heat index. Drink plenty of fluids, stay indoors, và avoid strenuous activities during the hotthử nghiệm part of the day. Cheông xã on friends & neighbors who may need help (older adults, people with disabilities, people who are siông xã, or people with young children).

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Power Outage

Keep battery-powered lanterns & flashlights on hand. Don"t use candles. Understvà how khổng lồ safely use generators, và never use generators indoors or in enclosed spaces.

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Thunderstorm

If you are outside, immediately seek shelter indoors. Remain indoors. Designate a safe place in your home to gather away from windows, glass doors and skylights. Remember: "When the thunder roars, go indoors!"

Winter Storm

Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle in case you get caught in a storm while on the road. Avoid driving, stay indoors and dress in layers of lightweight, loose-fitting clothing to lớn stay warm.

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CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological và Nuclear Emergencies)

In the sự kiện of an emergency, follow the instructions of authorities carefully. Some CBRNE events require evacuation & others require sheltering in place. Emergency officials know how khổng lồ best protect you và your loved ones. Consider learning first aid lớn help yourself and others in case of injury. Create an evacuation plan & a plan for communicating with loved ones in case of a CBRNE. Designate a meeting place, và assemble a preparedness kit.

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You live sầu in this region if your address is in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Floridomain authority, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiamãng cầu, Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas or Oklahoma. You"re at high risk of:

Tornadoes

Know where the safest place is in your home to gather, preferably a windowless interior space on the lowest floor.

Landslides (Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia)

Learn about local evacuation plans. Talk to lớn everyone in your household about what you"ll vì if a landslide happens.

Earthquakes – (Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri)

Practice DROP, COVER & HOLD ON with everyone in your household.

Hurricanes

Keep an emergency kit on hvà, and create an evacuation plan for your household, including pets.

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You live sầu in this region if your address is in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Colorabởi vì, Arizomãng cầu, New Mexico or Nevadomain authority. You"re at high risk of:

Earthquakes

Practice DROPhường, COVER và HOLD ON with everyone in your household.

Wildfires

Sign up for the emergency notification systems that your community uses. Be prepared to lớn evacuate at a moment"s notice, & keep an emergency kit in your oto. Listen khổng lồ local radio & television for the latest on safe evacuation routes.

Winter Storms

Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle in case you get caught in a storm while on the road. Avoid driving, stay indoors và dress in layers of lightweight, loose-fitting clothing to stay warm.

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