Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – this government site is packed full of information with everything you wanted to know (and can now find out) about hurricanes.
Ready America – if you find yourself in the path of a hurricane or a tropical storm and are not sure how to handle it and get prepared . . . better click onto this great website.
The National Weather Service National Hurricane Center - will keep you up to date with maps and all of the latest hurricane information.
Recover and Rebuild – your community after a hurricane, there’s lots of help available on how to go about it right here.
Citizen Corps – is another great website packed with information about how to survive, and rebuild your community after a hurricane.
Disaster Preparedness – Everything on natural disasters – Earthquakes, drought, extreme heat, floods, hurricanes, landslides or debris flow, severe weather, thunderstorms and lightening, tornadoes, tsunamis, volcanoes, wildfires, winter storms and extreme cold.
Floodsmart.gov – with tons more useful information on how to prepare and deal with one of the major hazards associated with hurricanes . . . flooding. Do you live in the danger zone?
Flood Insurance : Information on the National Flood Insurance Program.
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – news, views and information all about hurricanes and the destruction they cause. Get some great ideas about how to prepare your home and your family from this great website.
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency – keeping an eye and you informed about the tropical weather outlook and hurricane information in the Caribbean.
US Environmental Protection Agency – for information on all natural disasters and weather emergencies (so that includes hurricanes).
USAID Hurricane Relief – this independent federal government agency conducts humanitarian aid and foreign assistance to the rest of the world, helping to advance the economic and political interests of the US . . . way to go guys!
Additional Hurricane Links
As any hurricane bears down on your area, the following are important online resources that will help you stay READY for a hurricane, RESPOND to its arrival, and RECOVER from its damage.