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Hurricane Irene: Southeast

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September 2, 2011: HHS will complete demobilization of all but four personnel in region 1 today, including the Disaster Medical Assistance Team which had been standing ready in Vermont to respond. HHS completed demobilization of personnel in Regions 2, 3 and 4 earlier this week.  Learn More >>

Public Health Actions and Situational Awareness

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Health and Safety

Find a Shelter | Locate Loved Ones | Food and Water Safety | Prevent and Treat Disease and Injury | Clean-up and Sanitation | Mental Health Resources | Additional Safety Concerns | Safety Information for Responders & Clinicians



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Health and Safety

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Find a Shelter

To find a shelter: Text SHELTER + your ZIP code to 43362. Have friends or family that need to find shelter? Send this information to them via text.


Locate Loved Ones


Food and Water Safety


Prevent and Treat Disease and Injury



Clean-up and Sanitation


Mental Health Resources

The catastrophic effects of a hurricane often cause stress.  If you are experiencing distress from the storm, call 877-SAMHSA7 to receive help and referrals to local crisis lines.  


Additional Safety Concerns



Safety Information for Responders and Clinicians


Prepare and Stay Infromed

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  • This page last reviewed: January 25, 2018