- American Red Cross
The best way to make your family, home and business is to be prepared before disaster strikes. This site had information on family disaster planning, children and disasters, animal safety, financial preparations, emergency preparedness kits, business and industry guides, and more.
- Coping with disaster
Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations, we may need a little help coping time to time. The National Mental Health Association has developed the “coping with disaster” fact sheet series to help you and your loved ones cope during crisis and loss.
- Center for Disease Control (CDC)
The CDC has information on bioterrorism and chemical agents, natural disasters and more.
- Federal Emergency Management Agency “Are you ready”
A guide to citizen preparedness brings together facts on disaster survival techniques, disaster specific information, and how to prepare for and respond to natural and man made disasters. This guide to personal emergency preparedness will help individuals prepare themselves and families for disasters.
This is the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s site about terrorism and how to prepare for it. It provides information on assembling a supply kit, developing a family communications plan and more.
- California Emergency Management Agency (Cal- EMA)
Cal EMA is responsible for the coordination of overall state agency response to major disasters in support of local government. The agency is responsible for assuring the state’s readiness to respond to and recover from all hazards- natural, manmade, war caused and disasters- and for assisting local government in their emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and hazard mitigation efforts.