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Disaster Preparedness

From a simple power outage or thunderstorm to a natural disaster, such as a flood or a blizzard, West Virginia’s seasons can present an emergency situation at any time of the year. Protect your home and family by knowing what precautions to take with WVU Extension Service experts.
Covid-19 Virus.

Disease Outbreaks


A partially collapsed bridge spans a small creek.



flood waters cover a paved road


food safety after power outage

Get Ready for Food Safety Disaster


A fallen tree lays across a powerline next to a rural road as a result of storm damage.

Inland Hurricane Preparedness

close up of tire on a snowy road



thunderstorm and lightning





Other National Extension Resources

EDEN - Extension Disaster Education Network.