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Traveling to Sochi for the Winter Olympics? Sign up for Safety Alerts

If you’re a U.S. citizen traveling to Sochi for the Winter Olympics, enroll in http://step.state.gov to receive safety and security announcements from the U.S. Embassy in Russia.

Image description: A reminder from our friends at FEMA - If it’s cold for you, it’s cold for your pets! Bring pets indoors or make sure they have a warm shelter with unfrozen water.

Image description: A reminder from our friends at FEMA - If it’s cold for you, it’s cold for your pets! Bring pets indoors or make sure they have a warm shelter with unfrozen water.

Building an emergency kit is easy. Start with items in your house: flashlight, water and canned foods.

Image description: If your kids want to play outside today, check the temperature on this frostbite chart from the National Weather Service and monitor their time outdoors.

Image description: If your kids want to play outside today, check the temperature on this frostbite chart from the National Weather Service and monitor their time outdoors.

With extreme cold weather sweeping parts of the country, it’s important you know the safety precautions to take.