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After the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, a group of organizations (including the National Hurricane Center and the National Emergency Management Association) decided to band together to crate the National Hurricane Survival Initiative. Along with their other public outreach programs, they created this website to bring information about hurricane preparedness to the general public. The site includes a storm readiness checklist, a hurricane questionnaire, and basic hurricane evacuation procedures. The "Storms Stats" area provides a primer on what exactly hurricanes are, along with concise summaries of the wind and water damage that hurricanes can inflict. The site's materials are also available in Spanish, and it is worth noting that the music that is synchronized with the homepage is rather loud.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Engineering
  • Science > Meteorology
  • Science > Technology
  • Social Studies > General

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    Science -- Technology,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Science,Social Sciences,Engineering,Technology,Social studies,Science -- Meteorology,Science -- Engineering,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928115116088T,Geoscience,Social studies -- Current events/issues,NSDL

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    English

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