Many organizations across the United States provide valuable information and services dealing with disaster preparedness and emergency management. Here are just a few of the many resources on the World Wide Web...links and links to links...on Emergency Management.
American Red Cross American Red Cross web site.
ARRL Homepage The American Radio Relay League's World Wide Web Service.
California Governor's Office of Emergency Services The Governor's Office of Emergency Services coordinates overall state agency response to major disasters in support of local government.
CAMEO Chemical Emergency Planning and Response Software. The CAMEO software suite supports government and industry chemical emergency management with chemical safety and emergency response data, digitized mapping, and air dispersion modeling.
Disaster Recovery Journal Disaster recovery information for businesses.
Emergency and Response Research Institute 24 Hour News, Information, Analysis and Coverage of Disasters and Major Emergency Events.
EIIP: Emergency Information Infrastructure Partnership Emergency Information Infrastructure Partnership ... A voluntary association of organizations and individuals, seeking to enhance their effectiveness in coping with disasters and emergency situations, by exploring the opportunity for sharing information and ideas made possible by electronic technology.
Emergency Managers Weather Information Network EMWIN is a suite of data access methods which make available a live stream of weather and other critical emergency information. Each method has unique advantages.
Emergency Management Gold! Emergency Management Gold web site.
Emergency Management Institute EMI serves as the national focal point for the development and delivery of emergency management training to enhance the capabilities of federal, state, local, and tribal government officials, volunteer organizations, and the public and private sectors to minimize the impact of disasters on the American public.
EPA's Chemical Preparedness and Prevention Office In response to this public concern and the hazards that exist, EPA created its Chemical Emergency Preparedness program (CEPP) in 1985: a voluntary program to encourage state and local authorities to identify hazards in their areas and to plan for potential chemical emergencies.
Emergency Response Institute The Emergency Response Institute, Inc. (ERI), is an international firm specializing in writing and designing training programs, publishing, and consulting within the fields of emergency management, disaster planning, disaster preparedness, response and recovery, search and rescue, and survival/ emergency preparedness education.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster preparedness information.
Institute for Business and Home Safety The Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS), founded by the former Deputy Director of FEMA, Harvey G. Ryland, is an effort by the insurance industry to reduce the loss of life and property damages caused by natural disasters. IBHS sponsors the Showcase Community Program, the predecessor to FEMA's Project Impact, and is a member of Public-Private Partnerships 2000, a collaborative effort of the Subcommittee on Natural Disaster Reduction.
Internet Disaster Information Center Disaster assistance information.
National Climatic Data CenterWelcome to the National Climatic Data Center website. The Center has long served the Nation as a national resource for climate information. NCDC's data is used to address issues that span the breadth of this Nation's interests. As climate knows no boundaries, we work closely with scientists and researchers world-wide. NCDC has a growing archive of nearly 500 terabytes of data.
NEMA National Emergency Management Association web site.
National Emergency Number Association (NENA) NENA's mission is to foster the technological advancement, availability, and implementation of a universal emergency telephone number system. In carrying out its mission, NENA promotes research, planning, training and education. The protection of human life, the preservation of property and the maintenance of general community security are among NENA's objectives.
National Institute for Urban Search and Rescue A non-profit institution that helps improve disaster response through research and analysis.
National RACES National Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service web site.
Natural Hazards Center This site includes issues of its newsletters, Disaster Research and Natural Hazards Observer, a catalog of publications, and access to a bibliographic database of social science literature focusing on how society prepares for, responds to, recovers from, and mitigates natural disasters.
Small Business Administration The U.S. Small Business Administration, established in 1953, provides financial, technical and management assistance to help Americans start, run, and grow their businesses. The SBA also plays a major role in the government's disaster relief efforts by making low-interest recovery loans to both homeowners and businesses.
The American Civil Defense Association Tacda was established as a non-profit organization in the early 1960's to promote reasonable preparations for nuclear war and other major disasters. Tacda's early focus was on nuclear war preparedness due to the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War with the Soviet Union. Since that time, Tacda's focus has broadened to include all natural and manmade disasters.
The Survival Center Supplier of Family Preparedness and Survival Supplies.
The Weather Channel The Weather Channel web site.
USGS National Earthquake Information Center: Earthquake Information for the World From the Unites States Geological Survey, information includes: current and general seismicity information, information on the agency's products and services.
Weather and Climate Current Analyses and Forecasts.
Western States Seismic Policy Council The mission of the Western States Seismic Policy Council is to provide a forum to advance earthquake hazard reduction programs throughout the Western Region and to develop, recommend and present seismic policies and programs through information exchange, research and education.