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GCat: Risk Mgt, Claims, Ins
MCat: Disasters
Cat: Natural Hazards

Prevention guides for natual disaster emergencies - floods, tornadoes, winter storms, hurricanes, hailstorms, earthquakes, coastal hazards and more.

9 Resources
Disaster Epidemiology Applied Research Program [2519] ?

Goal - enable an adequate level of preparedness for disasters & mitigate against future occurrences

FEMA Disaster Maps [10985] ?

Declared (Numbered) Disasters & Emergencies maps

National Weather Service Publications [4205] ?

Large variety of fact sheets and guidelines relating to natural disasters from weather forces

Natural Hazards Center Library Database [2813] ?

Clearinghouse for information on natural hazards and human adjustments to hazards and disasters

Natural Hazards Quiz [11020] ?

Test your natural hazards IQ by taking the Quiz, which covers all types of hazards

Updated Prevention Guides: Natural Disasters & Severe Weather [2520] ?

Series of 12 guides to promote health & safety before, during & after emergencies & disasters

Quick Response Reports [4207] ?

Disaster studies sponsored by the Natural Hazards Center

The Natural Hazards Working Paper Series [4206] ?

Summarize recent and ongoing research in the field of human adjustments to natural hazards

Updated USGS Fact Sheets - Natural Hazards [11034] ?

Understanding natural hazards and their risks

Related Categories & Information

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Disasters / Disasters
US federally declared disasters, catastrophe information

Disasters / Earthquakes
Earthquake preparation advice

Disasters / Floods
Flood hazard mitigation materials

Disasters / Hurricanes
Guidelines on how to prevent losses from hurricanes

Disasters / Landslides
The dangers from landslide and mitigation activities to control loss

Disasters / Storms
Reference materials on thunderstorms, lightning, tornadoes, hail

Disasters / Volcanoes
Volcanic hazards

Disasters / Wildfires
Wildfire management and mitigation, campfire rules, etc.

Disasters / Winter
Extreme cold and ice storm disaster safety, winter storm preparation

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