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.
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.
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.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster preparedness information.
Ready.gov Being prepared means staying informed. Check all types of media – Web sites, newspapers, radio, TV, mobile and land phones – for global, national and local information. During an emergency, your local Emergency Management or Emergency Services office will give you information on such things as open shelters and evacuation orders.
Salvation Army The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. The Salvation Army is a significant source for disaster relief and community aid.
Urban Search and Rescue Urban search and rescue (US&R) involves the location, rescue (extrication), and initial medical stabilization of individuals trapped in confined spaces. Structural collapse is most often the cause for people being trapped, but individuals may also be trapped in transportation accidents, mines, and collapsed trenches.
92nd Civil Support Team The 92nd (WMD) Civil Support Team is a key element of the Department of Defense's overall program to provide support to civil authorities in the event of an incident involving weapons of mass destruction in the United States