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5 Things You Don't Know About Disasters

Jess Baker
Published: June 26, 2013

4. Know the Risk Where You Live

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Fire surrounds Lake Elizabeth during the Powerhouse fire near Lake Hughes, Calif.

Is your area vulnerable to wildfires? Flash floods? Storm surge?

"Find out about the things that could go wrong in your community and find out what you're supposed to do," he preaches.

The more you know, the better you can make a plan to keep you and your family safe.

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