Emergency Response

Learn all about the NOAA Marine Debris Program's efforts to coordinate and facilitate response to emergencies and natural disasters, from storms to tsunamis.

Storm Preparedness & Marine Debris Fact Sheet

Hurricanes and severe storms bring high winds, rain, strong waves, and storm surges that can damage or destroy your home, boat, or other property, can put your family or business at risk, and have the potential to create a large amount of marine debris. This document runs through some basic steps to prepare for storms and prevent your property from becoming marine debris.

Visit the National Weather Service website for more detailed information about how to prepare for storms.

Front page of the "Storm Preparedness & Marine Debris" fact sheet.
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