Listen to your radio or watch local media for the location of the nearest facility to find emergency food and water.
Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water. From the EPA, an explanation of how to disinfect water in an emergency.
Food Safety Information for Hurricanes, Power Outages, & Floods. From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, food and water safety during and after a hurricane or flooding event.
Keeping Food Safe During Floods and Power Outages. Released during Hurricane Katrina and still applicable today, this press release by the USDA explains how to determine whether your food is safe to eat.
Food and Nutrition Office Disaster Assistance. The Food and Nutrition Service coordinates with State, local, and voluntary organizations to provide food for shelters and other mass feeding sites; distribute food packages directly to households in need in limited situations; and issue emergency food stamp benefits.
Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. As of Oct. 1, 2008, Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program initiated in response to disasters.
Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency. From the Food Safety and Inspection Service, a number of fact sheets of how to keep food safe, minimize the potential loss of food and reduce the risk of foodborne illness.
Tips for Handling Food Following a Disaster. The Food and Nutrition Service provides a portal site about the importance of food safety after a disaster.