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    Getting Prepared For Disasters
    Learn how to get your emergency kits ready for any disaster.
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    Learn About Disasters
    Information about different kinds of
    disasters and how to be prepared.
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    Wildfires
    Wildfires is one disaster that can be natural or manmade.
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    Winter Storms
    Some disasters can cause many problems, like winter storms
    with power outages and feezing houses.

Learn About Disasters

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Earthquakes

An earthquake is when the ground shakes from a release of energy deep in the earth. Earthquakes usually only last a short amount of time, and cause damage to houses and buildings. Earthquakes are hard to predict when they will happen.

Earthquake Experiment
How Earthquakes Happen
Earthquake Coloring Pages
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Hurricanes

Hurricanes spawn in oceans. They can build up strenght with high winds just like tornadoes. Because of satellite images and weather data, huricanes can be predicted and there is usually time to prepare and evacuate.

How Hurricanes Form
Hurricane Effects
Hurricane Information
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Winter Storms

Winter Storms can be hard to survive if you are not prepared. They can last up to several days causing power outages and blocked roads. Weathermen will predict these storms but sometimes they can be a supprise.

Winter Storm Information
Winter Storm And Extreme Cold
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Tornadoes

Tornadoes are cased by two stomrs bumping into each other. They create high winds that damages anything that is in it's path (like houses, trees and cars). Tornadoes are not very predicable and can supprise people.

Tornado Survival Simulator
How A Tornado Works
NOAA Tornado Facts
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Wildfires

Wildfires are caused by lightning or people starting a fire. The fire can grow fast if the vegitation in the forest is dry. Wildfires can be put out by firemen. Forest fires move fast so people need to be ready to leave thier homes if one is coming.

Wildfire Informaiton
Forest Flames
11 Facts About Wildfires
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Flooding And Mudslides

Flooding is caused by heavy rains or melting snow pack. Usually with flooding comes also land slides when the ground gets wet and causes mud to flow. The only way to avoid flooding is to leave, or block the water.

Flooding Information
How Floods Happen