Emergency Preparedness Resources

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in Emergency Preparedness | 0 comments

There are a handful of websites that will act as resources to help you get back on your feet after a disaster. Spend some time reviewing the readily available resources for your business. Some of these sites translate to homes/families emergency preparedness needs as well.

READY.gov

Ready.gov has a variety of publications for download covering various topics about planning and preparation for disasters and emergencies.

http://www.ready.gov

 

Federal Emergency Management Agency

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s mission is to support citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

http://www.fema.gov/plan/index.shtm

 

The Business Civic Leadership Center

The Disaster Response and Recovery Program of the BCLC, a nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, helps businesses communicate and collaborate with each other and with the nonprofit and government sectors to make disaster relief, recovery, and reconstruction activities more effective. The BCLC also has a help desk designed to enhance community economic recovery after disaster. They can be reached at 888-MY BIZ HELP / 888-692-4943

http://bclc.uschamber.com/program/disaster

 

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NIOSH includes a page of publications dedicated to emergency preparedness and response as one of its workplace safety and health topics.

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emergency.html

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