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Alerts

National Weather Service warnings, seismic events and more

National Warnings [8631] ?

Provides immediate access to all available warnings for the United States

Evacuations

Guidelines on emergency evacuation programs, fire drills, etc.

Building Evacuations FAQ [20440] ?

Answers relating to the evacuation/relocation of occupants in high-rise building emergencies

Fire Escape Planning and Practice [19310] ?

Advice regarding fire drills and evacuation planning and procedures

Government Services

US federal , state and local government disaster response services

DOE: National Nuclear Security Administration [19775] ?

Works to stop the spread of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons

SBA Disaster Loan Program [20730] ?

SBA offers low interest loans to qualifying businesses

SBA: Business Disaster Recovery Assistance [20019] ?

Offer financial assistance to those who are trying to rebuild their homes and businesses

Guides

Step-by-step approach to emergency planning, disaster guides

Disabled: Accommodating Disabled in the Provision of Disaster Mass Care, Housing [31884] ?

ADA Guide for Local Governments on Emergency Preparedness

Health Services

Emergency plans and disaster guidance for health care facilities

Recovery Checklist for Hospitals After a Disaster [pdf] [37606] ?

Intended to assist facilities in maintaining a safe environment of care by checking potential issues after a disaster

Mitigation

How to mitigate property losses from wildfires, floods, earthquakes & wind, etc

Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 [27828] ?

Text of the act outlines state, tribal and local governmental requirements regarding disaster mitigation

Relief Agencies

Non-government organizations that provide disaster relief services

Mennonite Disaster Service [19983] ?

Repair homes damaged in disasters

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief [19989] ?

Meeting urgent needs of hurting humanity in crisis situations

Storms

Reference materials on thunderstorms, lightning, tornadoes, hail

US National Weather Hazards Maps [25364] ?

Indicates severe weather by state and county






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