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When Disaster Strikes - Promising Practices - Evacuation

When a disaster is imminent, often the safest course of action is to evacuate people from harm’s way. Evacuation can help communities -- especially vulnerable populations in those communities -- avoid the impacts of natural disasters such as floods, severe storms, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Unfortunately, not all evacuations run smoothly. This Promising Practice outlines methods to evacuate safely and efficiently.