Hazards and Disasters

Many types of disasters can create public health problems - weather, chemical, radiological, and biological.

Injury or illness can occur as a direct result of the event or as a result of people trying to cope with the event.

Be Ready For An Emergency

Five Important Things To Do:
1. Stay Informed
2. Learn about basic injury and disease prevention
3. Look for the most current information on emergency preparedness
4. Create a family preparedness plan and emergency supply kit
5. Become familiar with the emergency plans of your community

For more information see Alabama Department of Public Health's booklet: ARE YOU READY? (7MB)

Ready Campaign Public Service Announcement

Below are some communication toosl you can use to help your family during a disaster or emergency:

  • FEMA Child Plan - A list of number to help your child
  • FEMA Adult Plan - A communication plan for your family                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                            

                                              

    

More useful websites below:
Baldwin EMA
Baldwin County Public Schools
American Red Cross
Baldwin EMC
Alabama Power
Riviera Utilities
City of Gulf Shores
City of Orange Beach





Page last updated: January 22, 2019