Hurricane Preparedness and Response

Additional Resources

American Red Cross
Download our Free Emergency App today!
American Red Cross - Emergency App Icon

Text GETEMERGENCY to 90999 or search "Red Cross Emergency" in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Aplicación Emergencia - ahora disponible en español también!

American Red Cross - Ready Rating
Red Cross Ready Rating™ Program
American Red Cross - Ready Rating Icon

Check out this free preparedness program to help businesses, schools and organizations evaluate and improve emergency preparedness.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security - FEMA App Icon

The FEMA App is a great resource of information. Features of FEMA’s app include: Alerts and safety messages from the National Weather Service (for up to five locations across the U.S.); upload and share photos of damage and recovery efforts; maps of disaster resources; apply for assistance; save custom emergency safety information such as custom list of items in your family’s emergency kit, as well as the places you will meet in case of an emergency, and receive safety and preparedness reminders and learn how to stay safe before, during, and after over 20 types of hazards, including floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes. All features of the app are available in English or Spanish.

National Weather Service on Your Mobile Phone

Mobile version of for both Iphone and Android users.

Indoor Environmental Pollutants

An interagency indoor environmental pollutant workgroup developed guidance for employers and workers engaged in disaster recovery operations, focusing on demolition, clean-up, and rebuilding of damaged homes. Disaster recovery workers may encounter asbestos, lead, mold and radon at their work sites. The guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and OSHA provides information about these types of hazards and how to protect workers from exposure.

Psychological Resilience During an Emergency Response

The SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline is a national hotline dedicated to providing year-round immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.