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Stress in Adults after a Disaster: Warning Signs and Management (Spanish)
Experiencing a disaster can lead to erratic behavior, changes in mood, and even physical symptoms. The warning signs of post-disaster stress are explained in this publication. There are suggestions for helping victims deal ...
Handling Food and Supplies during Power Loss (Spanish)
This publication lists foods that are safe to eat without cooking or refrigeration. There is also a list of supplies you will need when gas and electrical service is unavailable.
After a Disaster: Recovery Safety Tips (Spanish)
There are many hazards after a disaster, including downed power lines, snakes and other animals, gas leaks, unstable buildings, etc. You should know how to use a portable generator safely, how to transport gasoline, and ...
Disinfecting Water after a Disaster (Spanish)
This publication explains how to disinfect water after a flood as well as where to find water in an emergency when supplies are limited.
Helping Children Cope with Disaster (Spanish)
This publication offers advice on helping children deal with a disaster.
Handling Food and Drinks when Losing Power (Spanish)
How do you know whether or not refrigerated and frozen foods are safe when the power has been out for some time? And what about the safety of canned foods? Helpful lists explain what you can save, what you can refreeze, ...
Health and Hygiene in Evacuation Centers (Spanish)
People who are staying in temporary shelters and evacuation centers may be at risk for diseases that spread in crowded conditions. Maintaining personal hygiene is one way to protect yourself. Keeping the facility clean is ...
Hand Washing in Emergency Situations (Spanish)
In an emergency, water may be contaminated, yet hand washing is even more important at these times. This publication explains how to disinfect water for washing.
Identifying and Handling Spoiled/Unsafe Food and Drinks after a Disaster (Spanish)
This publication explains how to tell whether or not food has spoiled and how to dispose of spoiled food properly and safely.
Cooking When the Power Goes Off (Spanish)
After a storm has knocked out utility services, cooking can be a problem or even hazardous if basic safety measures are not taken. This publication explains how to cook safely using charcoal or gas grills, camp stoves or ...