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Find It! - Hurricane Preparedness
Reserve Your Ride to Safety in Advance
Harris County Flood Control District 2008 Hurricane Tracker
This useful CD is available at your local Harris County Public Library branch. Pick yours up today to take advantage of the following features:
Hurricane Preparedness & Tracking the Storm
Harris County Flood Control District Hurricane Tracking Chart - Online and Download versions allow you to track the path of 2007 hurricanes. Download version lets you look at past hurricanes, online version only tracks active hurricanes. The 2008 Tracker will be available in June 2008.
Floodplane Mapping Tool - Developed after Tropical Storm Allison. Type in your address to view floodplanes on a map.
American Red Cross Storm Center - Has information on what to do before, during and after a hurricane.
GovBenefits.org - includes information about programs for disaster relief.
Coping with Disaster - Tips for young adults
Disaster: Mental Health Handouts - For adults, families & children, disaster workers and their families.
Helping Children After a Disaster - From the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Behavior changes to watch for.
Helping Children Handle Disaster Related Anxiety - Tips for pre-schoolers, school age children, and adolescents. From the National Mental Health Association.
National Network for Child Care - Has several entries on helping children cope with disaster:
Health TopicsMedlinePlus has released several Health Topics on disasters. These include the following:
Each topic page provides a summary and links to information for consumers, and include links to Go Local for finding resources in your area.
Hurricane Insurance Information Center - Insurance advice, links to insurance companies and organizations.
Texas Department of Insurance Stormlink - Consumer Help Line: 800-252-3439, Special Disaster Line: 800-852-5246
National Flood Insurance Program - To file a claim on your flood policy call 800-427-4661