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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Hurricanes (Overview)

Hurricanes are tropical cyclones with winds greater than 74 miles per hour capable of causing wind damage and flooding.


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How many survive staying in hurricanes?

Depends: Depends on many factors this is not a medical question. But having gone through 3 hurricanes there are many factors involved. Best to follow the instructions of the authorities in charge ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
4 doctors shared insights

Hurricanes (Overview)

Hurricanes are tropical cyclones with winds greater than 74 miles per hour capable of causing wind damage and flooding.


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Will my insurance cover hurricane damage?

Will my insurance cover hurricane damage?

Not necessarily: You need to check with your insurance company, as for the insurance may not be covered, and there may be other parts of your plan. ...Read more

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Coping with Hurricanes and Typhoons (Checklist)

If you live where hurricanes are likely, buy a weather radio.
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Listen to your local weather radio station during a watch or warning
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Keep emergency supplies in your house, workplace, and car
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Have emergency numbers of friends and family outside your region
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Where is safest place to be in a hurricane?

Where is safest place to be in a hurricane?

Someplace else !: -but seriously in a shelter that is constructed 4 this purpose. If the storm passes right where U R, winds blow 1 way, then the eye is actually sunny &calm, then it starts all over again with the winds blow the opposite direction. So in a house basement U would have 2 change walls that U hug during the eye as it passes. Have been there & done that, cat-5, horrible time in my life. Aniki =storm 4me ...Read more

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How should I prepare my house for a hurricane?

How should I prepare my house for a hurricane?

Please ask Google: For this non-medical question there are multiple websites including government sites that address this question: use Google ...Read more

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How can I keep my family safe, with a hurricane coming?

How can I keep my family safe, with a hurricane coming?

Evacuate: These days hurricanes don't sneak up on us. There is usually at least 2 or 3 days notice. Since hurricanes occur in coastal areas with a few hours drive you can reach a safe spot inland to ride out the storm. To avoid traffic don't wait until the last minute. ...Read more

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What should I do upon returning home after a hurricane?

What should I do upon returning home after a hurricane?

Stay Calm ...: 39y/o Male asks What should I do returning home after a hurricane? Www.ready.gov/hurricanes has all the answers you need for before/during/after hurricanes but your first obligation is to stay safe. Stay calm even in the presence of devastation. Listen to local news for status assessment and instructions....Always Pray ...Read more

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How can I recover emotionally from a hurricane disaster?

Recover emotionally: It will be tough. Many folks you know will do well during and after the hurricane but many will not. Fortunately the likelihood of a hurricane in Chicago is quite limited! ...Read more

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What I should I do if a hurricane or typhoon is expected?

What I should I do if a hurricane or typhoon is expected?

Emergency prep : Always have food and water on hand, vehicles gassed up. Prescription medication and cash. There is a lot more and you can get plenty of information from American Red Cross and CDC websites and others ...Read more

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