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Hurricanes and Other Tropical Storms

Hurricanes are dangerous and destructive. Known also as cyclones and typhoons in other parts of the world, hurricanes cause high winds, flooding, heavy rain, and storm surges (high tidal waves). Learn more about hurricanes and other tropical storms so you can be prepared to keep your family safe.

Hurricane Health and Safety Tip

July 21, 2014

Returning Home After a Disaster

There are often many hazards in a hurricane-damaged home. Learn how to stay safe when it’s time to return home. Learn how to prepare.

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Stay up-to-date — track current hurricanes at the National Hurricane Center.

Social Media

Stay informed with new social media tools such as eCards, Twitter, Facebook, widgets, buttons, and more. Learn more.

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