Every year, natural disasters disrupt the lives of over 10 million Americans and cause billions in damage. These events happen without warning, but modern technology has improved forecasting natural disasters. It is now possible to prepare for natural disasters in advance and reduce the risks of facing devastating losses.
In 2021, the United States recorded 43 natural disasters, including storms, tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, and wildfires. Indeed, the season and severity of these events vary from the East Coast to the West Coast. So, knowing what to do before, during, and after common natural disasters near you is important.
EmergencyResponseGuide.org provides information on natural disaster preparedness. The public may use the information on this site to learn how to handle emergencies and reduce risks during disasters. You will also see recommended government resources for getting disaster relief and rebuilding after a natural hazard in your state.