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Infographics on Preparing for Natural Disasters

These infographics provide helpful tips to prepare for natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes and tornadoes.

Build an emergency kit. A basic kit may include things such as canned food, water, first aid supplies, an alternative light source, as well as other items.

Make a Plan. The plan can include alternative ways to contact family members, what to do if you get separated, and important contact information.Prepare your home. Making sure that items such as paint or cleaning agents are secured or stored properly can help manage household hazardous waste (HHW).

Know who to contact. For oil, chemical, or hazardous substance spill or discharge resulting from a hurricane, call the National Response Center at 800-424-8802. Call 911 for immediate, life-threatening emergencies.Spread the word. Be sure to share preparedness resources with friends and family.Household hazardous waste can be created by items such as antifreeze, batteries, cleaning agents, and paint during hurricanes and other natural disasters. Learn how to properly dispose or store items!