General Preparedness and Disaster Information Links

American Red Cross – Features links to all types of disaster information, include the “safe and well” system and how to find a shelter.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – Features emergency preparedness information, recovery information, updates and disasters and maps. – Geared towards consumers, resources available in multiple languages, covers special concerns such as elders and pets.

Emergency Essentials

Disaster – Information portal for disaster survivors with information about how to apply for assistance, assistance available from government agencies and finding federal disaster relief centers. Available in English and Spanish.

MedlinePlus – Information geared towards consumers and covers a wide variety of disasters, including earthquakes, radiation exposure, floods, earthquakes and winter weather emergencies.

National Science Foundation-Disasters – Special report website with information on understanding disasters, preparing and immediate response.

National Weather Service – Homepage of the National Weather Service with information on weather alerts, graphical forecasts, national maps, forecast models and weather safety information.

Center for Disease Control (CDC) – CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S.