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FEMA: Emergency Managers and Personnel     View
Government documents and details about programs for emergency managers. Includes recent and archived situation reports, links to government programs, and best practices. From the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Creating a Safe Room in Your Home     View
Discussion about creating a so-called "safe" or "panic" room. Homeowners can use such rooms to protect themselves from intruders or from major storms. Topics include location of the room, access, communication when in the room, an ...

Open for Business     View
This tool kit for the small to mid-sized business owner provides information for safeguarding a business in the face of a disaster, such as hurricane or fire. It features a set of forms "which, when completed, will provide you with a customized ... Rebuild Your Life     View
This California state government website "is a resource for consumers who are seeking information about what they need to do to recover from a disaster." It provides listings for housing assistance, replacing lost documents, financial assis ...     View
Brief instructions and suggestions to help you "prepare yourself and your family for an emergency. You can also learn what to do in response to a specific disaster, like a tsunami" or an earthquake. Topics include first aid, utilities, food ...

Be Prepared California     View
This site provides materials for individuals and families, schools, businesses, and health providers on preparing for and coping with disasters. Find suggestions on family emergency supply kits, talking to children about crisis events, bioterrorism r ...

Digital Television Transition and Public Safety     View
Overview of federal programs authorized by the Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005, such as NYC 9/11 Digital Transition, national alert and tsunami warning programs, and the Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant ...

The PETS Act: All in a Year's Work     View
This article summarizes the events leading to the passage in October 2006 of the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards (PETS) Act, which "require[s] the Federal Emergency Management Agency to ensure that state and local emergency prepared ...

A Guide for Establishing a Local Assistance Center     View
This 2003 document presents guidelines for setting up a local assistance center (LAC) to provide "a single facility at which individuals, families and business can access available disaster assistance programs and services." Discusses parti ...$file/LACguide.pdf

Business & Industry Guide: Preparing Your Business for the Unthinkable     View
This guide contains resources for disaster planning for businesses, including a workplace disaster supplies kit checklist and tips for developing an emergency plan and reducing potential damage. Provides links to related materials such as evacuation ...,1082,0_606_,00.html



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