Atlantic Basin

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a website to help the residents of hurricane-prone states prepare for hurricanes. FEMA provides information online on supplies to gather, how to secure your home, and government agencies and services that can help during a major storm or hurricane.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has video and audio public service announcements featuring hurricane experts with important safety tips and hurricane preparedness information in both English and Spanish. 

For tips on how to begin preparing for the hurricane season,you can read about FEMA's tips for preparing for hurricanes . For a checklist on critical hurricane supplies, see a checklist from FEMA.