Hurricane Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and Podcasts


Hurricane Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and Podcasts


This Web site provides access to public service announcements (PSAs) and podcasts on topics related to hurricane safety. Users can download PSAs and podcasts directly from the site or subscribe to receive a different hurricane podcast each week during hurricane season. The site includes scripts for all messages, as well as audio files for most. Some messages are also available in video and/or American Sign Language format. All messages are also available in Spanish.

This Web site includes the following hurricane safety messages:

  • Preparing for the storm
    • Preparing for a hurricane
    • Preparing for hurricanes: Prescription medications
    • Evacuating the area of a hurricane
    • Staying safe in your home during a hurricane
  • Staying safe after the storm
    • Staying safe around dogs after a disaster
    • Staying safe around buildings damaged after a disaster
    • Electrical safety during a hurricane
    • What to do if your appliances are wet after a disaster
    • Keeping children safe from drowning in flooded areas
    • Emergency wound care after a disaster
    • Avoiding carbon monoxide poisoning during a power outage
    • Proper use of candles during a power outage
    • Driving through water after a disaster
  • Cleanup
    • Preventing mold after a disaster
    • Preventing chain saw injuries after a disaster
    • Handwashing after a disaster
  • Dealing with stress and relating to others
    • Coping with depression and thoughts of suicide after a disaster


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Release Date: 2007
Review Date: 2007
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: August 2007
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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