When it comes to disasters, most people tend to think, "Oh this won't happen to me." A disaster can occur in your community. It can happen to you. However, knowing some basic information about the different types of disasters and what you can do to get ready will help to make things  feel less frightening and overwhelming.

“It takes only one hurricane to change your life and your community. Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful and destructive events that this nation faces, and they’ve caused eight of the ten most costly disasters in U.S. history.  This hurricane season is expected to be above average in intensity according to the NOAA outlook.  The most important thing our residents can do is to be prepared and self-sufficient for the first 72 hours have your emergency kits ready and review your emergency and family communication plan before a storm comes.” – Stephen Taylor, Homestead Emergency Manager

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Go Latinos Magazine is a free monthly publication that reaches South Florida’s residents in Miami-Dade County, dedicated to family themes in a variety of topics. Every month and during the year, we publish stories that promote local education, wellness, sports, healthy eating, finances, home ownership, fitness, local events and more.

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