Dealing With Specific Disasters

Having an emergency plan and a disaster supply kit will help you manage in almost every kind of crisis, whether natural or caused by humans. However, each situation requires specific kinds of preparation and action.

Read through the following sub-pages to familiarize yourself with the variety of hazards and what to do. Even if some are not likely to be a danger in Manheim Township, you may encounter them during your travels to other areas.


For those disasters you are most likely to experience here in Lancaster County, use the tips here as starting points and reminders. Contact the Lancaster County Emergency Management Agency of the Township's Emergency Management Coordinate and Emergency Plans and do you own research to at do you knowledge.

Please review the specific disaster sub-pages as part of the Emergency Preparedness module:

  • What to Do - Thunderstorms
  • What to Do - Floods
  • What to Do - Hurricanes
  • What to Do - Tornadoes
  • What to Do - Extreme Temperatures
  • What to Do - Fires
  • What to Do - Hazardous Materials
  • What to Do - Nuclear Power
  • What to Do - Terrorist Attacks
  • What to Do - Earthquakes