Personal - Safety

Be aware of safety issues after a disaster.
  • Be aware of new safety issues created by the disaster. 
  • Watch for washed out roads, contaminated buildings, contaminated water, gas leaks, broken glass, damaged electrical wiring and slippery floors.
  • Inform local authorities about health and safety issues, including chemical spills, downed power lines, washed out roads, smoldering insulation and dead animals.