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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.

Earthquakes

flood waters cover a paved road

Flooding

 

 
food safety after power outage

Food Safety

 

 
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

Snowstorms

 

 
thunderstorm and lightning

Thunderstorms

 
tornado

Tornadoes

 

Other National Extension Resources

EDEN - Extension Disaster Education Network.