Know the Facts about Natural Disasters

Emergencies can be scary. But the more you know about them, the better you can deal with what comes your way – during and after. Learn more about these natural disasters, such as their cause, where they occur, and how to stay safe. For tips and tools visit: www.ready.gov or www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-factsFollow on facebook.com/americasprepareathon and on Twitter @PrepareAthon

  • April 10-16: National Flood Awareness Week
  • April 17-23: Tornado Awareness Week
  • April 24-30: Lead-up to National Prepareathon! Day
  • May 1-7: Lead-up to National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day
  • May 15-21: Hurricane Awareness Week
  • May 22-28: Extreme Heat Week