While the brunt of the storm may have missed us, rainy, windy conditions could last several days, causing flooding, downed trees, and power outages.
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Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and other recent severe weather incidents serve as devastating reminders of the power of mother nature. Disaster recovery occurs at the most inopportune times; it’s never planned. But there are steps that you can take to be as prepared as possible before a disaster strikes.
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Los desastres naturales tal como el Huracán Harvey permanecen con nosotros mucho más allá de la duración de la tormenta. Además de la dolorosa pérdida de vidas, el proceso de reconstrucción de viviendas e infraestructuras afectadas tarda meses, y en este caso, anticipamos que tardará años.
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The threat posed by Hurricane Harvey remains extreme, and Texans should continue to heed the warnings of local officials and emergency personnel. The safety and security of everyone is a top priority for AARP.
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A download worth considering... Download the free FEMA App and get weather alerts, preparation tips and important resources including shelter information.
The devastating natural disasters that have made national news this year serve as a reminder to people of all ages that we must take action to prepare for emergencies that could affect us where we live, work or visit.
September is National Preparedness Month
Despite news coverage of extreme weather, most Americans aren’t prepared for disasters.
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