U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Disease Prevention

Prevent Illness After a Natural Disaster

This fact sheet discusses how to prevent illness after a natural disaster. Suggestions include preventing carbon monoxide poisoning, cleaning up safely after floods, keeping food and drinking water safe, washing hands, and avoiding mosquitoes.

Review Date: Sunday, March 24, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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