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Important Links to State & US Government Hurricane Resources

State and Federal Hurricane Resources

 

State and Federal US Government Hurricane Resources

If a hurricane strikes your city, county, or state, it’s important to have all of the information that you need to get the latest updates and see what resources are available to you and your family. Below is a list of links that can be helpful in planning before the storm, weathering the storm, and what to do after the storm. Forward this page to a friend or family member to make sure they have all the information they need, too!

Click here to see a hurricane preparedness checklist to make sure you, your family, and your property is protected.

 

Important Links to Keep Your Family Safe During a Hurricane

As any hurricane bears down on your area, the following are important online resources that will help you stay ready for a hurricane, respond to its arrival, and recover from its damage.

Only 15% of Americans have flood insurance.

  • Ready.gov: This government website provides a number of tips and suggestions on what you can do to keep you and your family safe.
  • Flood Insurance: According to the Insurance Information Institute, only 15 percent of Americans have flood insurance. Thankfully, there is now an affordable flood insurance option through FEMA called the National Flood Insurance Program. If you’re in a flood-prone area, it’s a good idea to get some coverage.
  • Weather.com: Weather.com is a great resource not only for hurricanes but also for any other weather-based natural disaster. You’ll get up-to-the-minute news, updates, alerts, and more.
  • The National Weather Service National Hurricane Center: This NOAA-run site has graphs, maps, alerts, news, and more that can ensure you know the latest on the hurricane’s movements, category, and expected path.
  • NOAA Hurricane Information: NOAA has a ton of excellent information about hurricanes in general, what you can do to prepare, and how to survive a monster storm.
  • National Data Buoy Center: This site provides an interactive map of buoys that are monitored for a variety of natural disasters including hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes, and tropical storms.
  • EPA Hurricane Information: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has their own page that explains how to prepare, what to do in case of a hurricane, and how to recover after the hurricane.
  • Salvation Army: The Salvation Army often provides volunteers, medical supplies, food supplies, and shelter in the wake of natural disasters. If a hurricane strikes your area, it’s likely that the Salvation Army will be coming soon to provide much-needed aid.
  • Hurricane Hunters: “The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, known as the Hurricane Hunters of the Air Force Reserve, is one-of-a-kind: the only Department of Defense organization still flying into tropical storms and hurricanes since 1944.”
  • DisasterSafety.org: Learn how to protect your home and business from natural disasters.

 

State and Region Resource Links

 


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