Natural disasters affect thousands of people every year all over the world – including in the United States. Depending on where you live, you may be exposed to different types of disasters. If you are an F or M student studying in the United States, it is important to know what could potentially affect your area. While not every type of natural disaster may affect you, you should know how to protect yourself.
There are several different types of natural disasters. You can click on the following links to learn more from Ready.gov:
- Extreme Heat
- Landslides & Debris Flow
- Severe Weather
- Space Weather
- Thunderstorms & Lightning
- Winter Storms & Extreme Cold
For more information on natural disasters and ways to prepare, talk to your designated school official about the way your campus prepares for these events and visit Ready.gov.