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Hurricane Harvey Highlights Issues People Managing Chronic Conditions Face During Natural Disasters

AAFA Community Services ·
Many of our members in Houston, and the surrounding areas, have been and continue to be affected by Hurricane Harvey. Our hearts go out to them, wishing them safety in the weeks ahead. Hurricane Harvey makes clear the critical requirement to have emergency response in disaster situations address the needs of those on allergen-restricted/special medical diets, as well as those managing asthma throughout this disaster.
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ShawnaK ·
Sending prayers and hugs to everyone!!!
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Re: Hurricane Harvey Highlights Issues People Managing Chronic Conditions Face During Natural Disasters

Jen ·
Hi @ShawnaK , Welcome to AAFA's support community. Are you or your friends/family affected by Harvey?
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People With Asthma and Food Allergies Should Prepare Now for Hurricane Irma

AAFA Community Services ·
Many of our members in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas may be affected by Hurricane Irma. Now is the time to prepare, especially if you or members of your family have asthma and/or food allergies.
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Hurricanes: Weathering the Storm if You Have Asthma

AAFA Community Services ·
We are currently in the peak of hurricane season, which goes from June 1 to Nov. 31. While preparing for a possible storm, people with asthma need to take extra precautions to reduce chances of an asthma episode or attack.
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K8sMom2002 ·
Thanks, AAFA! Love the blog post! Another thing I learned was to keep in mind supply chain shortages ... even if we're not in the direct path of the storm, we may be hit with gas or food or medication shortages, and our cellular phone service may take a hit.
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Protect Yourself from Allergens and Asthma Triggers During Hurricane Recovery

AAFA Community Services ·
Even though hurricane season is coming to a close, the people affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are still actively cleaning up and rebuilding. If you are in the affected areas and have asthma and allergies, be extra careful during this time. There are many things to consider as you remove debris, clean up flood damage and make repairs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers tips on managing your asthma before, during and after a hurricane or tropical storm . This...
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