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Drive Safely
Returning Home After a Hurricane: Be Healthy and Safe
Cleaning and Sanitizing With Bleach after an Emergency
Varicella Info from NIP
Addition of Safe Water Tips to Announcer Read PSAs
Disposal of Contaminated Medical Devices – FDA site
Natural Disaster Response – FDA site  
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning After Hurricane Katrina --- Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi, August--September 2005 – MMWR Article
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Effects of Hurricane Katrina on Children's Blood Lead Levels

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Damage Assessment and Post-Storm Impact Data
Recovering From and Coping With Flood Damaged Property after Returning Home
The Disaster Assistance Process for Individuals
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The Hurricane Watch Net
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Hurricane Strike! Hurricane Science & Safety For Students
(A Hurricane Watch is issued when there is a threat of hurricane conditions within 24-36 hours.)
1. Listen to a battery-operated radio or television for hurricane progress reports.
2. Check emergency supply kit.
3. Fuel car.
4. Bring in outdoor objects such as lawn furniture, toys, and garden tools and anchor objects that cannot be brought inside.
5. Secure buildings by closing and boarding up windows. Remove outside antennas.
6. Turn refrigerator and freezer to coldest settings. Open only when absolutely necessary and close quickly.
7. Store drinking water in clean bathtubs, jugs, bottles, and cooking utensils.
8. Store valuables and personal papers in a waterproof container on the highest level of your home. 9. Review evacuation plan.
10. Moor boat securely or move it to a designated safe place. Use rope or chain to secure boat to trailer. Use tiedowns to anchor trailer to the ground or house.
Source:      Florida's Division of Emergency Management
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History of Storms Named Lorenzo -- The name Tropical Storm Lorenzo was first used in 2001 and did not present any threat to land.  2001 Tropical Cyclone Report - Tropical Storm Lorenzo  Lorenzo was the name choosen to replace Category 4 Hurricane Luis. Vis satellite image from 15Z 03 SEP of Luis nearing peak intensity  --  Vis satellite image from 18Z 05 SEP of Luis nearing Barbuda  Tracking information   Luis with a well defined eye, with maximum sustained winds estimated at 120kts at the time this image was taken.  Hurricane Luis September 6, 1995. The low sun angle provides a unique look of the swirling cloud tops and distinct eyewall. Days later, there was one storm related death in Newfoundland.  

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Year 2007 Hurricane Names 
Andrea -- Barry -- Chantal -- Dean -- Erin -- Felix -- Gabrielle -- Humberto -- Ingrid -- Jerry -- Karen -- Lorenzo -- Melissa -- Noel -- Olga -- Pablo -- Rebekah -- Sebastien -- Tanya -- Van -- Wendy