Prevent Injury After a Disaster
This resource educates people about how to prevent injury after a disaster. It contains brief guidance to help people avoid wild or stray animals and protect against hazards from animals and insects, prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, use chain saws safely, avoid electrical hazards, be aware of dangerous materials, beware of drowning hazards, prevent fires, be alert to gas leaks, reduce risks in cold water or in extreme heat, prevent falls, avoid using electric tools or appliances while standing in water, follow safe driving practices, 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.