Even when you are in the safety of your home, natural disasters can strike. Earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, are only some of the natural disasters threatening the safety of Americans abroad. When natural disasters occurs abroad the Department of State and U.S. embassies and consulates in the affected country stand ready around the clock to track and assist affected American citizens.
Click on the links below to learn more about how to prepare for natural disasters. Please note these are other U.S. Government web sites and are not maintained by the U.S. Department of State.
Click on the links below to learn more about how to prepare for natural disasters.
After a Disaster: http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/workers.asp
Cruise Sanitation: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/vsp/default.htm
Sanitation Supplies : http://www.fema.gov/plan/prepare/clothing.shtm
Pets and Animals
We are fully aware of the difficult choices and decisions which must be made during an evacuation, and the Department stands ready to assist American citizens, however pets usually cannot be accommodated on an evacuation flight. You should make arrangements for someone in country to take care of your pets.
Click on the links below to learn more about how to prepare your pets for natural disasters.