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Earthquakes and landslides can and do occur in Virginia. Their intensity might be small compared to West Coast states, but Virginians still need to be aware of this hazard and prepare their families.
A heat wave is an extended period of extreme heat, and is often accompanied by high humidity. These conditions can be dangerous and even life-threatening without proper precautions.
Information on fire safety and prevention.
Flooding is the nation's most common natural disaster, but not all floods are alike. Learn how to prepare for a flood and how to stay informed.
Information on heath threats and what you can do to prevent the spread of communicable disease.
Information on hurricanes, including preparedness and terminology.
How to prepare for a power outage and what to do if one occurs.
How to prepare a tornado, what signs to look for, and what to do in the event of a tornado.
Information on preparing for winter weather.