Preparedness

Sign saying Be Prepared with an exclamation markThere are certain things you can do to be more prepared for a potential disaster. Use these resources to learn concrete ways to minimize the impact of a disaster if you were to be affected by one.

Mobile Apps & Tools

Mobile apps and tools can give you easy-to-use information and resources. These can help you stay healthy and safe during a disaster.

The FEMA app has tips about what to do before, during, and after disasters. It can send notifications about severe weather for up to 5 locations. It also lists open shelters and disaster resource centers near you. iOS, Android. Free.

The Red Cross has mobile apps for specific types of disasters, such as hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes and more. Free and paid apps.

 

Resources selected by Mendy Ozan, Consumer Health Librarian, Levine Cancer Institute.
Last reviewed August 18, 2020

Last updated August 18, 2020 at 2:50 pm