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Hurricanes 2008: Update

September 22, 2008

CDC is working with state and local governments, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other federal agencies to help communities recover from Hurricane Ike. Ike made U.S. landfall on the Gulf Coast on Saturday, September 13 and moved across the Midwest as a Tropical Storm.

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Stay Safe After the Storm: Avoid Heat-related Illness
Your best defense against heat-related illness is prevention. Staying cool and making simple changes in your fluid intake, activities, and clothing during hot weather can help you remain safe and healthy. Learn more>>

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