With changing weather patterns bringing larger storms farther north than has been commonly experienced, hurricanes have become a bigger concern than ever for many. In the aftermath of recent Hurricane Sandy, disaster preparedness has become more relevant than ever before. If you live in a coastal region that is at risk for hurricanes, even if the risk is minor, it would be wise to read up on emergency preparedness and response tips. The Center for Disease Control offers a great guide on everything you need to know to be ready if the unthinkable happens. Source: http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/supplies.asp