Disaster Preparedness

Michael Pope

September is National Preparedness Month.   So even without Hurricane Dorian, people are thinking about surviving a disaster or terrorist attack.

Roanoke officials are trying to help residents prepare for emergencies and natural disasters.


Hurricane season comes as no surprise to Virginians.  We know when it’s coming, and we know what the consequences might be.  So how good are we at preparing?  A professor at the University of Virginia analyzed records from thousands of grocery stores and reached some surprising conclusions.

Michael Pope

Health officials across Virginia are bracing for the worst while also helping people feel their best.