Be Safe After a Hurricane

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Abstract:

These English and Spanish-language web pages (also available as 3-page downloadable PDFs in other languages) educate people about ways to stay safe after a hurricane. It provides tips to help people stay safe indoors, outlining electrical safety, use of flashlights instead of candles, care around damaged buildings, and prevention of carbon monoxide poisoning. It contains outdoor safety tips, discussing what to do around flood waters and standing water, power lines and dangerous materials that can present electrical hazards, and protection from animals or pests. The document includes links to other English-language fact sheets from the CDC on disasters and severe weather.

Author(s):
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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N/A
Population:
N/A
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
9/6/2017
Record Last Updated:
1/8/2018

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