Before the Event – Getting Prepared

Links and information to help get prepared. Also useful for creating a website or an Emergency Plan

 

Provided by Meagan Clark at Preparedness Guide

Meagan works with  a group of first responders, librarians, and instructors that are trying to spread information to help folks prepare for emergencies. Be sure to check out their site and their  Recent Blogs

Homeowners Guide to Lightning Safety
Preparing for Disasters in Your Home: What to Buy, What to Skip
Emergency Preparedness and Pets
Important Legal Documents for Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness for Seniors
How to Organize and Prepare for Disasters


FREE SEMINAR

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Listening Before We Speak: Understanding Our Audience in Times of Disaster #SomosSocial

March 2, 2016 11AM-12PM EST
This class is for anyone interested in social media, disasters and communications with limited English proficiency communities
In times of disaster, the specific needs and ways to communicate with English speaking communities and Spanish speaking communities sometimes are different and often confused.
Register Here


Christmas Gift Ideas

Emergency Preparedness Holiday Gifts
Kids can make Christmas Gifts


Make an emergency plan

It will take you about 20 minutes to make a family emergency plan online. You can then print it out. Start Here

Red Cross: Family Plan Ideas


 

What is the Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month?

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In today’s interconnected world, every second can make a difference in either preventing an incident or responding to an event that affects the nation’s critical infrastructure. In 2013, the government declared November as a time to focus on the nations critical infrastructure.
Presidential Proclamation — Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, 2013

FEMAC’s role is to help people communicate, get prepared and show people where to find information. Here are links we found to departments that have established several operations and tools to support information sharing within and among the critical infrastructure sectors.
A Vital Resource for Critical Infrastructure Security
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Does your family really come first?

Where is your EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION PLAN?
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America’s PrepareAthon

national-guard-logoNational Guard is part of the Prepare-a-thon

America’s Prepare-a-thon campaign urges personal disaster readiness

 

LITERACY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MESSAGES

Cities and Counties – Update your map:

Crowdsource Mapping: Start by mapping your own Community and share with the public

For Businesses:

OFFICIAL THREAT MANAGEMENT GUIDES THAT EVERY BUSINESS SHOULD HAVE

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine

Templates for creating a one-page disaster plan for your library:
http://nnlm.gov/ep/disaster-plan-templates/

Communication for Disabled and Aging Populations: A Transportation and Emergency Management Toolkit

http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/166060.aspx

The Terrorism and Disaster Center packaged Project Share

In-depth needs assessment protocol that can be used post-disaster:Click here to view Project Share

FEMA.gov Communities – National Preparedness Community Main Group

PREPARING SCHOOL CHILDREN OF ALL AGES EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Tsunami Evacuation App for Pacific States –

The Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS) helps residents, emergency managers and tourists in Washington and Oregon with tsunami preparedness. Visit NANOOS.ORG
Download their mobile App
This is available for both iPhone and Android users for free.

GovDelivery Collaborate
Disaster Resistant Communities Group
FedHealth
Signal Survival
Floods | Ready.gov
Thunderstorms & Lightning | Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)




 

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