With Hurricane Matthew on its way to the United States East Coast, I thought it would be a good time to go back and review some of my posts on what to do during such a disaster.
- Small Items Could Prevent Major Misery in Emergency Shelters
- To Prepare Medically for a Disaster, Have a Plan in Writing
- When Flooding Comes to Your Town: My Best Tips
- 5 Life-Threatening Injuries That Are Totally Survivable During a Disaster—If You Know How
- How to Avoid a Disaster After the Disaster
- Yes, Mosquitoes Do Prefer Certain People, and You Could Be One
- Why Mosquitoes Don’t Like Rain: 6 West Nile Myths, Busted
- The Best Mosquito Repellents: Which One’s Right for You?
- Beyond the Headlines: Going In-Depth About the Zika Virus
Many injuries, such as cuts, sprains, broken bones, infections—even trash in the eye—are common no matter the disaster. You can search for information about those and more by clicking on the magnifying glass near the top right corner of this page.
Feel free to print any of the posts and keep them, and The Survival Doctor’s Complete Handbook, in a waterproof case or bag.