If your hometown were hit by a tornado or earthquake, would your family survive? How long could you support yourselves? In 1888, 400 people died because of a blizzard that hit the East Coast, and in 1906, 3,000 people died because of the San Francisco Earthquake.
These disasters don’t take place often and when they do, they aren’t usually on such a large scale. However, that doesn’t mean that the smaller disasters don’t do damage. For example, a relatively minor storm can leave the power out for a couple of days. Would you know how to keep your home and family safe?
The following infographic provides statistics relating to some of the most significant natural disasters in the United States. It offers tips regarding how to act immediately following the disaster, such as potential dangers to look for when you inspect your home and how to learn how far the damaged area extends. Have you taken any steps to preparing in advance for natural disasters?
Gary Benton has over 45 years of outdoor experience in camping, hiking, fishing, and other activities. He's no armchair survival man, he's walked the walk from the arctic to the desert and all the area in between.
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