Disasters and Emergencies

Disasters and Emergencies

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Types of Disasters and Emergencies

There are numerous types of disasters and emergencies which may occur at any given time. It is important to educate yourself and your family on what these events are and how to prepare for them. Use the drop-downs below to see resources and/or an information sheet on each event, providing guidance on what to do before, during, and after the event. Follow the links provided to learn more about these events and how to better prepare yourself and your family.

To learn more about active violence incidents please follow the links below:

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from Red Cross

To learn more about carbon monoxide events please follow the links below:

Resource from FEMA

Resource from the CDC

Resource from the National Fire Protection Association

To learn more about cybersecurity please follow the links below:

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from the Cybersecurity Agengy

To learn about extreme cold events please follow the links below:

Resource from the CDC

Resource from Weather.gov

Preventing Frozen Pipes

To learn more about extreme heat events please follow the links below:

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from the CDC

Resource from the Red Cross

Resource from Weather.gov

To learn more about financial emergency events please follow the links below:

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from ConsumerFinance.gov

To learn hazardous material incidents please follow the links below:

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from the Red Cross

Resource from the CDC

To learn more about novel pandemics please follow the links below:

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from the CDC

Resource from the Red Cross

To learn more about nuclear explosions please follow the links below:

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from the Red Cross

To learn more about power outage events please follow the links below:

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from the Red Cross

Storm Preparedness Tips from Eversource

To learn more about thunderstorms, lightning, or hail please follow the links below:

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from the CDC

Resource from the Red Cross

Weather.gov Lighting Safety

Weather.gov Thunderstorm Safety

To learn more about tornados please follow the links below:

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from the CDC

Resource from the Red Cross

Resource from Weather.gov

To learn more about wildfires please follow the links below:

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from the CDC

Resource from the Red Cross

Resource from Weather.gov