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Natural Hazards     Terrorism Hazards     Technological/Human Caused Hazards

The District is vulnerable to a variety of hazards:

  • Natural hazards including hurricanes, floods and winter storms;
  • Acts of terrorism including biological attacks, cyber attacks and active shooter incidents; and
  • Technological hazards including hazardous material incidents and chemical/fuel explosions.

Each of these hazards presents different challenges, so you and your family need to be prepared. Would you know what to do to prepare for a hurricane or winter storm? What if there was an active shooter in your workplace?  To learn more about the dangers facing the District and what you can do before, during and after, click on the links above.