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Links

 Business Links (some products & services for First Responders, businesses & groups) 
 Disaster & Safety Links
 Get Involved / Volunteer Links
 Health Links
 Media / Blog Links
 Prepper Links (some books, blogs, preparedness products & resources for preppers)
 School Links (for Teachers, officials, K-12 students & parents) 
 Travel Links
 Weather Links



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DISASTER & SAFETY LINKS


Government Agencies
 
Centers for Disease Control Emergency & Preparedness Response  (info on Natural Disasters, Chem/Bio/Radiological, etc.) 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Workplace)  (resources on Flu, Travel, Safety, etc.)

Citizen Corps  (FEMA's grassroots strategy to help the nation prepare; made up of CERTs, MRCs, Fire Corps, USAonWatch, VIPS and other affiliate organizations)

DisasterAssistance.gov  (access to disaster help and resources, disaster news, etc.)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)  (resources about natural and man-made disasters)

FLOODSMART.GOV  (official site of the National Flood Insurance Program)

Getprepared.ca  (Public Safety Canada's family preparedness site)

NASA's Earth Observatory (Natural Disasters observed by NASA satellite imagery)

Public Health Agency of Canada (info on Bioterrorism, Emergency Preparedness, etc.)

Public Safety Canada  (alerts & info on safety and disaster topics)

Ready.gov  (DHS's family preparedness site + pages for Seniors, kids, pets, etc)

US Dept of Homeland Security  (alerts & info on threats, disasters, borders, etc.)

US Dept of Homeland Security's READY Business  (tips for small & medium sized businesses) 

US Fire Administration  (info for the public, facts, etc.)

US Small Business Administration  (info on Disaster Loans, tips, etc.)
 
USDA Forest Service Active Fire Maps  (track large incidents reported by the NIFC)

USDA Forest Service National Avalanche Center  (info & tips for consumers)

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program  (track US & worldwide tremors, etc.)

USGS Volcano Hazards Program  (track US & worldwide activity, mitigation tips, etc.)


Organizations & Associations         
                                                                                                                                                                
Adventist Community Services  (info about programs & services, local offices, etc.)

American Red Cross  (info and news, local Chapters, etc.)
 
American Veterinary Medical Association  (animal disaster plans & resources by state, AVMA Guide, news, etc.)

Americares  (info and news about domestic and international disaster relief efforts)

Canadian Red Cross  (info and news, local offices, etc.)

Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI)  (info, updates and links for relief workers, consumers and others)

Counterterrorism & Security Education and Research Foundation (CTSERF)  (provides educational programs, research, scholarships, aid and training for the general public, security professionals, military/government personnel, etc.)

DERA International  (provides support, resource sharing, and networking for EM and disaster preparedness professionals, volunteers and organizations)

Doctors for Disaster Preparedness  (promotes homeland defense and prudent preparedness for disasters of all kinds, including war or terrorism)

Doctors Without Borders  (volunteer doctors and nurses who provide urgent medical care in countries to victims of war and disaster regardless of race, religion, or politics)

Homeland Security Foundation of American (HSFA)  (child safety and protection programs, disaster preparedness efforts, etc.)

Humane Society of the United States Disaster Center (tips for all types of critters)

Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety  (info and news for businesses, consumers & insurers)

International Counter-Terrorism Officers Association (ICTOA) (supports law enforcement personnel, firefighters, military, first responders, private/corporate security, and other related professionals with the most advanced counter-terrorism measures to date)


International Association of Emergency Managers  (professional org for Emergency Managers)

International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent  (click Directory to find offices worldwide) 

National Rifle Association  (learn about gun safety, state laws, and training programs for all ages)

Natural Hazards Center  (info for groups working to reduce disaster damage & suffering)

Physicians for Civil Defense  (distributes a bimonthly newsletter, cosponsors annual meetings of Doctors for Disaster Preparedness, and has donated hundreds of NukAlerts to first responders)

Salvation Army  (international site with links to worldwide locations & sites)
 
Southern Baptist Disaster Relief  (NAMB's national network of volunteers and units, preparedness tips, State office contacts, etc)

Southern California Earthquake Center  (free "Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country" booklet [in English & Spanish] and other related resources)

TACDA (The American Civil Defense Association)  (provides education, products and resources to help members, families and communities prepare for disasters and emergencies)

United States First Responders Association (USFRA)  (a non-profit network of Firefighters, EMS, Rescue, Law Enforcement, Military and Civilian Support Teams)

United States Water Patrol (U.S.W.P)  (uniformed all volunteer organization helps guard against terrorism and assists in safeguarding national water ways for Homeland Security and aids in public safety on and around water ways anywhere, anytime they are needed)

 
GET INVOLVED / VOLUNTEER LINKS 
  
                            
ARRL (American Radio Radio League)  (the National Association for Amateur Radio)

Citizen Corps
   Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) (become trained in disaster response)
   Fire Corps  (citizens can assist your local Fire Department)
  
Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)  (work with local emergency response, public ed, etc)
   USAonWatch  (aka National Neighborhood Watch program, support local officials, etc)  
   Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS)  (citizen volunteer programs w/ local law enforcement)

DNN Volunteers  (Disaster News Network's volunteer opportunities, resources, etc.)

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD)  (coordinates planning & response)

REACT International  (Radio Emergency Associated Communications Teams)

Salvation Army USA  (learn about relief efforts, join S.A.T.E.R.N., find loved ones, etc.)

VolunteerMatch  (search for opportunities with over 30,000 nonprofits)

 
 
HEALTH LINKS
                                 
Centers for Disease Control  (Health & Safety topics, Data & Statistics, etc.)

Environmental Protection Agency  (info on environment, hazards, news, etc.)

Health Canada  (news and information for Canadians)

Indian Health Service  (news and info for Native Americans and Alaska natives)

National Institutes of Health  (resources and tips, newsletters, etc.)

Public Health Agency of Canada  (health promotion, Emergency Preparedness, etc.) 
 
US Dept of Health & Human Services Flu site  (official site about all types of flu)

US Food and Drug Administration  (safety and recall info on food, prescription drugs, medical devices, etc)

World Health Organization  (health topics, publications & research on worldwide topics)

 
MEDIA LINKS  

CNN  (opens to their home page)

Disaster News Network  (news service produced by Village Life Company a nonprofit org)

Earthweek  (an interactive weekly update of global events and news)

Emergency Management magazine  (all-hazards publication of record for emergency management, public safety and homeland security officials and businesses)

Firehouse magazine  (online and traditional magazine with news, forums, jobs, events, etc for Fire, Rescue and EMS)

Fox News Channel  (opens to their home page)

Google News  (opens to their home page)

In Case of Emergency Read Blog  (although no longer updated [R.I.P. Solly], John Solomon's blog contains great discussions, research and guidance on preparedness
)

National Terror Alert Response Center  (news and updates on national and homeland security)
 

Reuters AlertNet  (news for relief professionals and the public on global humanitarian crises)

ScienceDaily: Natural Disaster News  (stories, reference articles, science videos, etc)

Stratfor  (source of accurate global intelligence, analysis, and forecasting)

 
TRAVEL LINKS

CDC Travelers' Health  (health info for traveling abroad, travel resources, etc)

International SOS  (helps organizations manage health and safety risks facing their travelers, global workforce and customers)

U.S. State Department  (Travel section with Emergency info, Warnings, Resources, Travel assistance, etc)

World Travel Protection Canada, Inc  (monitor health, medical and travel safety risks around the world and reports them to subscribers)

    
 
WEATHER LINKS 

AccuWeather  (U.S. & international weather)

Environment Canada - Weather Office  (national weather info in English & French)

NOAA National Weather Service  (U.S. & international weather info in English & Spanish)

The Weather Channel  (U.S. & international weather)
 

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