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We asked 2 disaster experts about their best tips in case of emergency

We asked disaster experts for the things that everyone should know in case of an emergency like a natural disaster.
In 2014, a magnitude 6 earthquake struck Napa, California, causing $1 billion in damages.

California is having an unprecedented earthquake drought. The next big one could come at any moment.

California hasn't experienced a major, ground-rupturing earthquake since 1918. Scientists say this seismological hiatus could end at any moment.
A Cal Fire firefighter monitors a burning home as the Camp Fire moves through the area on November 9, 2018 in Magalia, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the rapidly spreading Camp Fire ripped through the town of Paradise and quickly charred 70,000 acres and destroyed numerous homes and businesses in a matter of hours.

13 items you should have ready in an emergency kit in case of a wildfire

If you live in an area at risk of wildfires, make sure to prepare an emergency kit in case you need to evacuate.
An illustration of a nuclear bomb exploding in a city.

People are stockpiling special pills to guard against radioactive fallout — but here’s what you actually need in a nuclear survival kit

People anxious about a North Korean or terrorist nuclear explosion are buying up potassium iodide pills, but the supplement has an extremely limited use.

These maps show how much damage a North Korean thermonuclear weapon could do to major American cities

If North Korea's new nuclear test device is small enough to launch on a ballistic missile, here's how much damage such a warhead might do to the US.

How to prepare for a hurricane like Irma — which could soon hit the US and Caribbean

The severity of hurricanes this year has left people scrambling to prepare. If you’re wondering what to do before Hurricane Irma hits, here are recommendations.

If a nuclear bomb explodes, these are the emergency supplies you should have prepared or grab on the run

Aside from seeking shelter from radioactive fallout, it pays to have the right survival kit.

If a nuclear bomb goes off, this is the most important thing you can do to survive

Should you survive the explosion of a nuclear weapon, seek shelter — and fast.

Nuclear bombs trigger a strange ‘EMP’ effect that could destroy your electronics — here’s how it works

The electromagnetic pulse caused by small nuclear weapons can be devastating, but only in certain situations.