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Preparing for an Emergency

Emergency Resources 

  • Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness
    This publication is available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  It provides facts on disaster survival techniques, disaster-specific information and how to prepare for and respond to both natural and man-made disasters.
          
  • Four Steps to Emergency Preparedness
    Are you ready for a tornado? Hurricane? Heat wave? Advance preparation will help you and your family cope with disaster.
              
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency Online Library
    Browse materials, publications, maps, photographs, audio clips and video clips related to disasters, emergencies; learn the steps you should take before disaster strikes.
        
  • Weather Alert Radios
    Hazard alert radios, recently updated to provide specific area information to the public and private sector, have greatly enhanced our ability to be ready for weather related events and some civil emergencies.
          
  • The National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) communicates information about terrorist threats by providing timely, detailed information to the public, government agencies, first responders, airports and other transportation hubs and the private sector.  It recognizes that Americans share responsibility for the nation's security.  We should be aware of the heightened risk of terrorist attack in the United States and know what we should do.

Revised May 27, 2014

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