National Consumers League

Bracing for Gustav


It's been three years since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, and as we commemorate the anniversary by remembering the victims and destruction it left behind, the region is once again preparing for a serious tropical storm, Gustav, which is currently headed towards Jamaica. You can follow Gustav's path here. The federal government offers resources for consumers from all parts of the country on how to prepare for natural disasters and other emergencies, including hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, and more at