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- Aid & Resources
- Against the Wind: Protecting Your Home From Hurricane Wind Damage is a FEMA brochure with information provided by the American Red Cross, The Home Depot, Georgia Emergency Management Agency, and the National Association of Home Builders of the United States (228 K .pdf)
- American Red Cross
- American Red Cross Hurricane Season Get Help Resources
- America's Second Harvest: The Nation's Food Bank Network
- Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) [U.S. site]
- DisasterAssistance.gov provides disaster survivors with information and services when and where they need it most.
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- Emergency Evacuation and Traveler's Services
- Traveler's Emergency Network (TEN) an international membership organization dedicated to providing the best travel assistance services for a low annual membership fee: 24 hour access to medical experts, emergency evacuation, repatriation home after stabilization, transportation home for dependents, return of mortal remains, Seven Corners International, and many other travel benefits.
- Fire Safety for Wheelchair Users (.pdf)
- Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT) training course
- FEMA for Kids
- Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH®) is a non-profit consumer advocate for strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and manmade disasters.
- USA.gov in Spanish: GobiernoUSA.gov Desastres y emergencias (Disasters and Emergencies)
- Hazard Information—Be Informed Learn About the Types of Disasters: Earthquakes, Extreme Heat, Fires, Floods, Hazardous Materials, Hurricanes, Landslides, Multi-Hazard, Nuclear, Terrorism, Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Tsunamis, Volcanoes, Wildfires, Winter Storms
- International Center for Missing & Exploited Children
- International Red Cross
- Let's Bring Them Home (LBTH) & the National Center for Missing Adults merged and provides families across the nation with quality safety education and services to families for missing adults.
- Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) [Geneva, Switzerland, headquarters site with links to the MSF in other countries]
- Missing Children Resources U.S. and international organizations
- Missing Pets Network sponsored by the USDA Office of Animal Care
- National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
- Petfinder's Animals And Disaster Relief
- Ready.gov Translations from FEMA: Arabic, Chinese, French, Haitian – Creole, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu, Vietnamese
- Tornado Preparedness
- U.S. Army Survival Manual FM 21-76
- U.S. States Resources:
- Hurricane Katrina Louisiana Disability Information Resource
- Emergency Preparedness Resources for People with Disabilities in Ohio
- National Storm Shelter Association (NSSA) NSSA was formed in 2001 to ensure the highest quality of manufactured and constructed storm shelters for protecting people from injury or loss of life from the effects of tornadoes, hurricanes and other devastating natural disasters. The association is self-policing to maintain public confidence and respect for the storm shelter industry.
- Aches and Pains Forecast
- Active weather warnings tornados, hurricanes, floods, and severe storms
- GOES Project Science Hot Stuff Scrapbook collection of past color images; satellite photos and movies of hurricanes and tornados
- GOES Project Science — get the latest real-time color image of hurricanes and tornados
- Hurricane Central
- NOAA Weather Radio
- NOAA Weather Radio for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, emergency warning for people with hearing loss.
- Centers for Disease Control traveler's health information vaccination requirements and cruise ship inspections
- California fires
- Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH®): Wildfire preventative measures is a non-profit consumer advocate for strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and manmade disasters. Watch the video to learn what preventative steps you can do to prepare for wildfire.
- Global Fire Monitoring
Relief services include resources made available to individuals and communities that have experienced losses due to disasters such as floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, drought, tornadoes, tsunamis, and riots.
Below please find a list of links to learn more about relief.
- Federal Emergency Management Agency
- American Red Cross
- Government Benefit Programs
- Salvation Army
- Catholic Charities
- US Department of Agriculture
- How to get Food Assistance from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service
- How to get Assistance
Recovery is the process of returning to normal. Salvage, resumption of business processes, and repair are typical recovery tasks.
FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers. A Disaster Recovery Center is a readily accessible facility or mobile office where applicants may go for information about FEMA or other disaster assistance programs, or for questions related to your case.
- Disaster Assistance injury loans, employment assistance, tax relief assistance. The SBA and USDA provide low interest loans to businesses and individuals to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery and equipment, inventory and business assets that have been damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.
- Disaster Cleanup
- State Government Information Disaster Assistance
Natural disasters displace thousands of homeowners and families every year.
Below please find a list of links to rebuilding/ redevelopment resources that help rebuild lives and homes of families:
- American Red Cross
- Your Home returning home, cleaning up the damage, rebuilding stronger and safer, rebuilding greener.
- FEMA P-320 – Taking Shelter from the Storm: Building a Safe Room for Your Home or Small Business
- Guidance on Building Safer
- Rebuilding Smarter and Stronger. Mitigation is building or rebuilding to reduce the loss of life, the loss of property and damage caused by (future) disasters.
- Affordable Housing