Preparedness Empowers You

It saves lives, property, and time.

Emergencies happen, often with little or no notice. By taking action beforehand you can be prepared for any emergency.

Be Ready Navy!
I am. Are you?

Natural Hazards

Damage to Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport Commissary caused by Hurricane Katrina in September 2005. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate Airman Paul Williams) 050904-N-4267W-001


Click on the navigation links under Natural Hazards to learn how to prepare for and what to do during and after many different types of natural hazards. Focus your attention on the natural hazards that are more likely to affect your location.

Each description of a natural hazard also includes links to additional information and a printable PDF fact sheet about the hazards.


Be Ready Navy—Be informed before, during, and after an incident; make a written family emergency plan; and build an emergency supply kit good for at least three days.

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