Disaster

  • Extreme Heat

    Extreme heat is responsible for the highest number of annual deaths among all weather-related hazards. Most heat problems occur because…

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    Know Your Zone

    Know Your Zone is an evacuation system that highlights areas most vulnerable to impacts from hurricanes, tropical storms, and other…

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    Tornadoes

    Tornadoes are violently rotating columns of air that bring intense winds of over 200 miles per hour. They can destroy…

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    Floods

    Floods are the most common disaster in the United States and can cause outages, destroy property, disrupt transportation, or create…

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    Power Outages

    When the power goes out unexpectedly, it can disrupt transportation, businesses, and much more. It’s important to know what todo…

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    Emergency Preparedness

    It’s important to be prepared for natural disasters or emergencies, so you and your family can feel secure instead of…

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    Home Fires

    Fires spread quickly, so it’s important to know how to prevent them and what to do if a fire starts in…

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    Hurricanes

    Hurricanes are powerful tropical weather systems that may affect North Carolina from June 1 to November 30, with the peak…