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Power Outages: Further Reading

American Red Cross:

  • Safety Information for Short-Term Power Outages or "Rolling Blackouts." Available as PDF or text . Also available in Spanish.
  • Help! The Power is Out! (as PDF or text; also available in Spanish). This two-page flyer provides information on food safety and storage during power outages. Also contains a useful chart to help residents decide whether to keep or discard foods after a blackout, depending on the type of food, temperature and duration of the outage.
  • Fact Sheet: Using a Generator When Disaster Strikes (as PDF or text; also available in Spanish)
  • Power in Preparing for Potential Blackouts
  • Post-Disaster Water Treatment

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH):

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

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