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The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought process of what needs to be done before a storm so that you are prepared.
This publication covers the supplies you will need at home in the event of an emergency or disaster.
This publication provides recommendations for removing mold from most household items.
This publication covers important information about cleaning household textiles after a flood.
This checklist describes household conditions that can be hazardous to the elderly and recommends ways to improve home safety for older people.
This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.
This publication offers tips to people returning to their homes and communities after evacuation during an emergency or disaster.
This short article describes using gutters to manage moisture around the home.
This publication offers tips to deal with snakes, both indoors and outdoors, during the recovery process of a flood or disaster with strewn debris.
This publication addresses the dangers of carbon monoxide and provides ways to protect families from harm or death related to carbon monoxide.
El radón es un gas inodoro, incoloro, radiactivo que ocurre naturalmente el cual se encuentra asociado al cáncer al pulmón. Esta publicación analiza cómo realizar una prueba de radón en su casa y qué debe hacer con los resultados.
This publication discusses how to prevent mold growth in the home environment.
Don’t be reluctant to talk with your family about the possibility of a hurricane, fire, tornado, or flood. Thought and action before the disaster hits usually helps family members react wisely. Families that work together to prepare for the problem will cope better than those who do not take precautions.
During and right after a disaster, any household item that can move, fall, break, or cause a fire becomes a home hazard. To minimize possible danger, inspect your home now to find and correct potential hazards.
This publication focuses on inspecting your home for potential mold and moisture issues.
This publications provides tips for preventive home maintenance.
Many people assume that floods, storms, hurricanes and other disasters happen to someone else, and many people postpone taking care of family papers. This factsheet helps you to determine what papers you should worry about protecting.
This publication offers tips on choosing a contractor for home repairs after an emergency or disaster.
This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm results in water damage to pesticide containers or application equipment in your home or on your property.
Esta publicación analiza los peligros del monóxido de carbono y brinda formas de proteger a las familias de daños o muertes relacionadas con el monóxido de carbono.
The factsheet focuses on reasonable accommodations and modifications covered under fair housing law.
This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may have been damaged by a flood or other disaster.
Durante e inmediatamente después de un desastre, cualquier artículo de la casa que puede moverse, caerse, romperse, o causar un incendio y volverse peligroso. Para reducir la posibilidad de peligro, inspeccione su hogar para encontrar y corregir peligros potenciales.