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Emotional Impact of Disasters

On this page Helping your spouse Helping children Helping the elderly Expectations Disasters often strike with little or no warning. In an instant your home and community can be damaged or destroyed and forever changed. After a disaster, it is common to experience a wide range of reactions, including changes in your thoughts, feelings, and …

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Cómo planificar

En esta página encontrará Miembros de la familia Contactos de emergencia Puntos de encuentro Información importante Refugio en casa Evacuación en coche Otras sugerencias Los desastres pueden ocurrir sin previo aviso, así que es importante que usted y su familia hagan un plan con anticipación. Para adelantarse a lo que pueda suceder, incluya la siguiente …

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Natural Disasters

Hurricanes Hurricanes can cause catastrophic damage along coastlines and for several hundred miles inland. Know what to do before, during, and after a hurricane. Floods Flooding is the most common disaster in Texas. Be prepared, evacuate early, and avoid flooded roads. Wildfires Wildfires can threaten property, lives, and health. Help reduce your risk by learning …

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Incidentes Impredecibles – Intencionales y Accidentales

Riesgo Químico Un riesgo químico ocurre con la liberación accidental o intencional de productos químicos peligrosos. Los productos químicos pueden ser peligrosos para los seres humanos, las mascotas, el ganado y el medio ambiente. Riesgo radiactivo Un accidente en una estación nuclear podría provocar la liberación de niveles peligrosos de radiación que afectan a la …

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Thunderstorms

On this page Facts About Thunderstorms Facts About Lightning All thunderstorms are dangerous. Every thunderstorm produces lightning. Although most lightning victims survive, many are left with a variety of long-term, debilitating health consequences. Other dangerous weather associated with thunderstorms include tornadoes, strong winds, hail, flooding, and flash flooding. Facts About Thunderstorms Thunderstorms can occur singly, …

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Floods

On this page What to Do Before a Flood What to Do During a Flood What to Do After a Flood The most common disaster in Texas is flooding. All areas of the state are at risk. Flash flooding is common, occurs quickly, and is very dangerous. Even in flat areas, flash flooding can occur …

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