For those in the wake of the current hurricane concerns on the east coast, pay attention to these references (all taken from the Disaster Information You Should Know page):
- Tropical Cyclones – A Preparedness Guide [PDF File] - A several page document that introduces what a hurricane is, how to stay safe, what to do if a hurricane is coming, etc
- Avoiding Hurricane Damage: A Checklist for Homeowners [PDF File] – Briefly outlines several actions you can take before a hurricane to limit damage including protecting your home from high winds and flooding. Note that many suggestions may require a contractor to perform the work
- Cleanup of Flood Water – Brief discussion on how to expedite the cleanup process after a hurricane
- Cleaning and Sanitizing with Bleach after an Emergency – Recommendations on proper mixing and usage instructions to clean and sanitize various items including water, food, mold, etc.