Disaster planning is important, but each disaster presents specific challenges for emergency preparedness.
Floods - What to do before, during and after a flood, including common warnings.
Thunderstorms - Learn safety procedures for dealing with this common, yet dangerous, weather event, including tips on dealing with lightning.
Tornadoes - Information on tornado watches and warnings, plus facts on nature's most violent storms.
Winter Storms - How to cope with heavy snowfall and extreme cold that can immobilize an entire region.
Extreme Heat - Dealing with heatwaves, high humidity, including first aid tips.
Water Shortage - Conservation tips and other information for dealing with this precious resource.
Earthquakes - Earthquakes are rare, but a minor earthquake zone does exist along the foothills on the front range of Colorado.
Fire - Understanding the basic characteristics of fire, which spreads quickly often leaving no time to gather valuables or make a phone call.
Hazmat Incidents - In the event of a hazardous materials incident, there are a number of steps that need to be followed.
Household Chemical Emergencies - Although the risk of a chemical accident is slight, knowing how to handle these products and how to react during an emergency can reduce the risk of injury.