Disaster Readiness Links

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Last updated 02jun14

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Resources on the Internet

Short readiness videos
www.JustInTimeDisasterTraining.org

First aid & CPR
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.webmd.com/first-aid/
http://www.firstaidweb.com/

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/

Tells how long food will last when stored in various ways.

http://www.stilltasty.com/
 
Preparing your home for severe weather
http://www.apexcctv.com/articles/home-security-during-extreme-weather.html

U. S. Department of Homeland Security
http://www.ready.gov/
 
Federal Emergency Management Agency
http://www.fema.gov/
 
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

United States Department of Agriculture: Food Safety & Inspection Service: Emergency Preparedness (many food related topics)
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/factsheets/Emergency_Preparedness_Fact_Sheets/index.asp

Center for Disease Control
http://www.cdc.gov/
http://emergency.cdc.gov/

Earthquake Readiness
http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/prepare/
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learning/Readiness.php
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/2005/15/
http://www.areavibes.com/library/earthquake-safety-guide/
http://usinsurancenet.com/earthquake-preparedness/
 
National Fire Protection Association
http://www.nfpa.org

Flood readiness
http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/flood

Disaster Resources for People with Disabilities

http://www.jik.com/disaster.html
 
Canadian Centre for Emergency Readiness
http://www.ccep.ca

 
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency
http://www.cdera.org/
 
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
 
U. S. National Institutes of Health
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/disasterpreparationandrecovery.html
 
Allstate Insurance
http://www.allstate.com/Catastrophe/PageRender.asp?Page=howprepare.htm

Israeli Home Front Command
http://www.oref.org.il/14-en/PAKAR.aspx

California Office of Emergency Services
http://www.oes.ca.gov/Operational/OESHome.nsf/0/7A43A30DB8F1F1CA88256FE90079CEB6?OpenDocument
 
Florida Division of Emergency Management
http://www.floridadisaster.org/
 
Delaware Emergency Management Agency
http://www.state.de.us/dema/services/disaster_prep.shtml
 
San Francisco Office of Emergency Services
http://www.72hours.org/
 
King County (Washington State) Disaster Response
http://www.kingcounty.gov/safety.aspx

University of Florida
http://disaster.ifas.ufl.edu/
 
American Veterinary Medical Association
http://www.avma.org/disaster/

California Department of Food and Agriculture Animal Disaster Readiness and Response
http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/ah/disaster_Readiness.htm

Verizon 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/

What to do about specific disasters
http://www.lifeinsurance.org/safety-insurance/

Securing Your Home for Natural Disasters
http://yourlocalsecurity.com/natural-disaster-safety
http://www.improvenet.com/a/home-emergency-disaster-safety

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/



See also

Disaster Readiness Cleanup afterward
Home emergency kits  Where to buy stuff

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