Disaster Readiness Links

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Last updated 29aug15

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Resources on the Internet


Short readiness videos

www.JustInTimeDisasterTraining.org


First aid & CPR

http://www.cprcertificationtrainingonline.com
http://www.onlinecprcertification.net/
http://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/program-highlights/cpr-first-aid
http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid
https://www.cprcertified.com/
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/CPRAndECC/CPR_UCM_001118_SubHomePage.jsp
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/CPRAndECC/FindaCourse/Find-a-Course_UCM_303220_SubHomePage.jsp
http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/
http://www.firstaidweb.com/
https://www.acls.net/2013/04/03/basic-life-support-and-emergency-cpr/
http://guidelines.ecc.org/index.html


Disaster assistance from the US government

http://www.disasterassistance.gov/


On-line index of US government services

http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Services.shtml
http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State-and-Territories/Agencies-by-Topic.shtml


Disaster news and links

http://www.disastercenter.com/


How long food will last when stored in various ways.

http://www.fsis.usda.gov/factsheets/Emergency_Preparedness_Fact_Sheets/index.asp
http://www.stilltasty.com/
Food storage mistakes
Food storage FAQ


U. S. Department of Homeland Security disaster readiness site

http://www.ready.gov/


Federal Emergency Management Agency

http://www.fema.gov/


Other emergency management agencies

http://www.ccep.ca
http://www.cdera.org/
http://www.oref.org.il/14-en/PAKAR.aspx
http://www.calema.ca.gov/Pages/default.aspx
http://www.floridadisaster.org/
http://www.state.de.us/dema/services/disaster_prep.shtml
http://www.72hours.org/
http://www.kingcounty.gov/safety.aspx
http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/ah/disaster_Readiness.htm
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/disasterpreparationandrecovery.html


American Red Cross

http://www.prepare.org/
http://www.redcross.org/


Federal Citizen Information Center

http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/cic_text/family/disaster-guide/disasterguide.htm


Homeowner and Insurance policyholder resources

http://www.DisasterPrepared.net
http://www.homeloans.org/
http://www.disasterassistance.gov/disaster-information/your-home
http://www.blackmoldremoval.com/natural-disaster-preparation/
http://www.allstate.com/Catastrophe/PageRender.asp?Page=howprepare.htm
http://www.expertise.com/home-and-garden/home-preparation-for-natural-disasters


Center for Disease Control

http://www.cdc.gov/
http://emergency.cdc.gov/


Kids and Disasters

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Getting-Your-Family-Prepared-for-a-Disaster.aspx
http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA11-DISASTER/SMA11-DISASTER-09.pdf
http://www.pbs.org/parents/talkingwithkids/news/help-kids-feel-safe.html
http://www.expertise.com/home-and-garden/baby-proofing-and-child-safety-guide


Caregivers and Disasters

http://blog.aarp.org/2012/05/10/sally-abrahms-caregivers-hurricane-prepare-list/?intcmp=AE-FOU-ENDART-REL


Disaster Resources for People with Disabilities

http://www.jik.com/disaster.html


Preparing for public health emergencies

http://archive.ahrq.gov/prep/
http://publichealthcorps.org

Preparing your home for severe weather

http://www.apexcctv.com/articles/home-security-during-extreme-weather.html
http://www.improvenet.com/a/home-emergency-disaster-safety
http://disaster.ifas.ufl.edu/
http://www.homecity.com/homeowners-lightning-safety-guide

Earthquake Readiness

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/topics/
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/2005/15/
http://www.areavibes.com/library/earthquake-safety-guide/
http://usinsurancenet.com/earthquake-preparedness/

Hurricane Readiness

http://www.hurricaneprepcenter.com/
http://www.bounceenergy.com/hurricane
http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes

Tornado Readiness

http://www.weather.com/safety/tornado/news/tornadoes-safety-during-20120330

Fire Protection

http://www.nfpa.org
http://www.hurford-salvi-carr.co.uk/blog/fire-safety-and-prevention-checklist
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/residential-fire.aspx
http://kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/home/fire.html
http://www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/home_safety_checklist.pdf
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/14899/fsra-5-step-checklist.pdf
http://www.aspca.org/blog/five-fire-safety-tips-people-pets
http://www.annarbor.com/pets/fire-prevention-week-2010---your-guide-to-pets-and-fire-safety/
http://www.nokep.org/disasterguides/firerecovery.pdf
http://www.sparky.org/
http://uknow.uky.edu/content/tips-preparing-children-escape-fire
http://www.tdi.texas.gov/pubs/sfmo/fmsihome.pdf
http://learningcenter.statefarm.com/safety-2/family-1/talking-about-fire-safety-with-your-children/
http://www.nctsn.org/trauma-types/natural-disasters/fires/residential-fires

Flood readiness

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/flood
http://www.ready.gov/floods
https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/partner/partner_index.jsp
https://www.redfin.com/blog/2015/03/how-to-protect-your-home-from-flood-damage.html

What to do about specific disasters

http://www.choicehomewarranty.com/blog/natural-disasters-home-safety-guide/
http://www.lifeinsurance.org/safety-insurance/
http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster-safety-library

United States Small Business Administration

http://www.sba.gov/
 

Disaster loans

http://www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/loans-grants/small-business-loans/disaster-loans

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

http://www.noaa.gov
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/disaster_prevention.shtml

Tips for use of cell phones in disasters

http://news.verizonwireless.com/Emergency/Consumer_Tips.html

Asbestos and Mesothelioma hazards

http://www.mesotheliomahelp.org/asbestos/exposure/in-homes/
http://www.mesotheliomasymptoms.com/
http://mesotheliomagroup.com/
http://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/

Securing Your Home for Natural Disasters

http://yourlocalsecurity.com/natural-disaster-safety
http://www.improvenet.com/a/home-emergency-disaster-safety
http://www.nsc.org/learn/safety-knowledge/Pages/safety-at-home-emergency-preparedness.aspx
http://www.homeadvisor.com/cost/disaster-recovery/repair-water-damage/

Preparing for power failure

http://www.health.ny.gov/publications/7064.pdf
http://www.norfolk.gov/emergency/power_outages.asp
http://lowcountryaccompanies.com/info/what-to-do-when-the-heat-goes-out-preparing-for-a-power-failure

How to live without utilities

http://www.LifeUnplugged.net/

Alternative communications

http://static.gotenna.com/

Make newspaper into fireplace logs

http://www.tacticalintelligence.net/blog/newspaper-logs-firewood.htm

Make a camping stove out of household stuff

http://library.jwbasecamp.com/SuperCat.pdf

Getting rid of garbage when the garbage men aren't going to come:

http://www.tacticalintelligence.net/blog/survival-sanitation-disposing-of-garbage-off-grid.htm

Sanitation when there is no running water and the toilets don't work:

http://www.tacticalintelligence.net/blog/survival-sanitation-how-to-deal-with-human-waste.htm

Homemade backpacking gear of every kind

http://www.backpacking.net/makegear.html

Rural living blogs and websites

< links coming soon>

The self-reliance movement is all about not relying on utilities or governement services

http://www.pioneerliving.net

Prepers and survivalists are dedicated to emergency readiness as a way of life

http://dfwpreppers.com/
http://set2survive.com
http://survivalandprosperity.com/
http://SurvivalUK.net/
http://www.PreparedSociety.com/
http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/89-tips-will-help-prepare-coming-economic-depression

Pets and disasters

WARNING: Some of the information on many pet sites increases your pet's chances of survival at the expense of yours and your families (we don't list the worst offenders). Use common sense.
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/disaster-preparedness
http://www.avma.org/disaster/
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Fire-Prevention-Preparedness-and-Recovery.17335.html#pets
http://pets.webmd.com/pets-water-safety
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/dog-care/hiking-safety-tips
http://www.cesarsway.com/dog-care/dog-health/How-to-Keep-Your-Dog-Safe-In-the-Summer
https://www.rover.com/blog/dog-disaster-preparedness/
http://www.paw-rescue.org/PAW/PETTIPS/DogTip_EmergencyPlanning.php




See also

Disaster Readiness Cleanup afterward
Home emergency kits  Where to buy stuff

This information was downloaded from http://www.FamilyReady.org