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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 important information about cleaning household textiles after a flood.
This publication offers tips to deal with snakes, both indoors and outdoors, during the recovery process of a flood or disaster with strewn debris.
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.
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.
This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm resulted in water damage to a pesticide container in your home.
This publication covers the supplies you will need at home in the event of an emergency or disaster.
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 discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.
This publication addresses common home safety hazards for young children and remedies for these hazards.
The publication addresses ways to control asthma and allergies in the home environment.
This checklist describes household conditions that can be hazardous to the elderly and recommends ways to improve home safety for older people.
This publication offers tips on choosing a contractor for home repairs after an emergency or disaster.
There are a number of things you can do each day to help reduce the cost of running a household. This publication offers some simple ideas to help you get started.
What is a coalition and how can it help? A disaster recovery coalition is an organization of concerned citizens that advocates for services, policies and programs to accomplish specific goals that impact disaster recovery and prevention. A coalition monitors, analyzes, and mobilizes community efforts.
The factsheet focuses on reasonable accommodations and modifications covered under fair housing law.
The publication addresses the dangers of carbon monoxide and provides ways to protect families from harm or death related to carbon monoxide.
This publication helps parents protect young children from accidents and injuries in the home.
This factsheet discusses reasonable accommodation and reasonable modification and fair housing law.