Disaster Preparedness: Extreme Heat

Not all devastating natural events come in the sudden form of a hurricane, tornado, or earthquake. A prime example of a real natural danger that comes without the fanfare of other disasters is heat. Whether it is a prolonged heat wave, or simply a few days of intense heat, a sharp rise in temperature can be just as dangerous as heavy winds and rain. Learn how to prepare for such an occurrence from the Center for Disease Control.

Source: http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/heat_guide.asp

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