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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Clearing Debris from Land (Spanish)
After a hurricane or other severe storm, the largest task homeowners and business owners face is often clearing away the debris. These safety tips can help you avoid injury while removing trees and other debris from your property.
Water is Vital--Especially after a Disaster (Spanish)
Dehydration can be a serious threat after a disaster, when supplies of clean drinking water may be limited. Learn how you can find and use hidden sources of water in your home and purify water to make it safe for drinking.