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 Outage Resources


                  Federal Emergency Management

                 Agency (FEMA)-Power Outages
Great information about how to stay safe in a

power outage. General tips to manage an

outage, How to Protect Yourself During a

Power Outage, what you can do when returning home from a power outage and links to associated information.


American Red Cross—Power Outage Safety
Lots of information and links for staying safe before, during and after a power outage.


American Red Cross—Power Outage Safety Checklist
Downloadable pdf of a power outage safety checklist. (In English, but is available in other languages on the American Red Cross website.)


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—What You Need to Know When the Power Goes Out Unexpectedly
Great resource for information on how to stay safe during a power outage, including Food Safety, Safe Drinking Water and Medications. Also includes Health and Safety Concerns for all disasters.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—Avoiding Carbon Monoxide After a Disaster
Lots of information, including links to a Generator Safety Fact Sheet, Proper Use of Generators in the Home, Using a Generator Indoors Will Kill You in Minutes, Proper Use of Pressure Washers, and Furnace Safety Fact Sheet.


CDC-TV—Video—The Quiet Killer
A 3:17 minute video about the dangers of carbon monoxide.
Source: National Center for Environmental Health




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