According to the National Hurricane Center, hurricanes kill approximately 50 to 100 people anywhere from Texas to Maine during an average three-year period.
The following resources from U.S. Government agencies and nonprofit organizations can help you deal with this type of emergency.
General information and resources on preparing for and surviving a hurricane
Tips on gathering supplies and making a plan to survive a tropical storm
(Centers for Disease Control)
Suggestions on dealing with a wide variety of increased risks to health and the environment at home and in the community following a hurricane
(Environmental Protection Agency)
Tips for using medical devices that may be exposed to fluctuating power, contaminants or unusual levels of heat or humidity during and following a disaster
(Food and Drug Administration)
Advice on what to do before, during and after a hurricane
(American Red Cross)