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Emergency preparedness for your pets

How to protect your animals in inclement weather or a disaster.

How to list closings, cancellations at washingtonpost.com

How to list closings, cancellations at washingtonpost.com

With snow in the forecast, here’s a reminder about how to list closings on The Washington Post’s web site.

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Snowstorm prep: What to put in a first aid kit

Snowstorm prep: What to put in a first aid kit

VIDEO | Here‘s a list of items needed for a first aid kit.

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Snowstorm prep: Make an emergency preparedness kit

Snowstorm prep: Make an emergency preparedness kit

VIDEO | Here’s the items you need for a preparedness kit and what to do in an emergency.

Disaster repairs: Tips for hiring a contractor

How to protect yourself when repairing damage from a storm, flood, tornado, earthquake or other disaster.

How to stay warm this winter

With freezing temps, biting winds and the threat of snow, staying warm becomes priority number one.

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Winter outlook for D.C. region’s roads

Highway officials say they are prepared for more seasonal weather after last year’s non-winter.

How to safely use a space heater

Take our quiz and brush up on safety tips before breaking out the portable space heater this winter.

Insurance coverage for natural disasters

Insurance coverage for natural disasters

How to work with an insurance company if your home is affected by a natural disaster.

Generator use during a power outage

Safety tips for using a generator during a power outage.

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Dr. Gridlock: Driving in bad weather

Dr. Gridlock: Driving in bad weather

The Washington Post’s Robert Thomson offers advice for driving in severe weather conditions, and the best practices for drivers to stay safe on the roads.

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Going Out Guide

Going Out Guide

Washington Post's Going Out Guide is your source for the best restaurants, bars, movies and events in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.