Prevent Illness After a Disaster
This resource educates people about how to prevent illness after a disaster. It contains brief guidance to help people protect against hazards from animals and insects, prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, keep food and drinking water safe, clean and disinfect, practice good hygiene to avoid illness from bacteria, viruses, mold, and mildew, get medical care, protect mental health, prevent illness from sewage, prevent heat-related illness, and prevent or treat wounds. Links to other related CDC resources are provided.
The English, French, and Spanish versions are available as HTML pages; the other translations are presented as PDFs.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.