Health Information for Hurricanes and Floods

Disaster Health Information

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Hurricane Harvey is expected to be Category 3 when it hits land off the Gulf of Mexico, bringing heavy rain and flooding to the Texas and Louisiana coast. To help you prepare and respond with authoritative health information, below are links to our information guides for Hurricanes and Floods.  You can embed the content from both of these pages on your own website, by accessing the Health and Human Services (HHS) Content Syndication Storefront. When we update any of these pages, your pages will be automatically updated as well.

Hurricanes

Information Guide: https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/hurricane.html

Embed Syndicated Content: https://digitalmedia.hhs.gov/storefront/showContent/15779

Tweet: #Harvey is getting stronger as it moves toward US; are you ready? http://go.usa.gov/xRGry

 

Floods

Information Guide: https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/floods.html

Embed Syndicated Content: https://digitalmedia.hhs.gov/storefront/showContent/15711

Tweet: The  #floods from #Harvey bring health related issues. Get ready: http://go.usa.gov/xRGrw

 

Coping with Disasters, Violence and Traumatic Events

Information Guide: https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/coping.html          

 

Lost Person Finder Harvey Event https://pl.nlm.nih.gov/en

Tweet: Tropical Storm #Harvey strengthening in Gulf; expected to become Cat 3 #hurricane as it approaches TX. Search/Report go.usa.gov/x8mwj

 

Stay tuned for more information later this week.