The Volcanic Explosivity Index, the Richter Scale, the Saffir-Simpson Scale and the Fujita Tornado Scale are used to warn communities of natural hazards.
ULTIMATE SURVIVAL GUIDES
Hurricanes cause extensive damage every year during and after hurricane season. Knowing their categories helps predict how much damage a hurricane may cause.
A fully stocked first aid kit could save the life of a family member, neighbor or friend in the wake of a natural disaster and is critical in hurricane preparedness.
Powerful tropical storms and hurricanes can cause massive destruction, power outages, flooding, fires and human casualties. Be prepared and stay safe.
Households must buy or prepare a hurricane survival kit with sufficient supplies to last days, or possibly weeks, after a hurricane hits.
A hurricane can be dangerous to residents and their property, but learning how to respond to warnings and prepare for the storm's impact can minimize injury and damages.