Hazards can affect all aspects of life and community. A hazard is defined by the IFRC as a “dangerous phenomenon, substance, human activity or condition that may cause loss of life, injury or other health impacts, property damage, loss of livelihoods and services, social and economic disruption, or environmental damage.”
There are many things you can do to prepare your home, business or neighborhood to mitigate any emergency. Browse through the links below to get a better understanding of the hazards you may face and learn preparedness efforts from other communities like yours.
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