What do you think of when you hear the term, “natural disasters?” Depending on where you live, you might answer this question differently.
Hurricanes, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions are called “natural hazards.” When they affect things we care about, we call them “natural disasters.” No matter where you live, natural disasters can be devastating for communities. Learn more about different types of natural disasters.
Communities face many challenges after a natural hazard strikes.
Many people help before, during, and after a natural disaster.
In an emergency, people may not have access to medication.