Disaster & Terrorism
Plan and prepare in advance, and learn what you can do in the event of a natural disaster or terrorist activities. Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so plan how you will contact one another and review what you will do in different situations. Create a difference by making you and your family safer.
- http://www.ready.gov/ - Department of Homeland Security
- Disaster Services - American Red Cross
- FEMA (Federal Emergencies Management Agency) has continuing updated information on terrorism.
- A Guide to Citizen Preparedness - Department of Homeland Security
- USFA citizen training program - A web-based household hazardous materials guide for citizens. This is an on-line independent study course designed and presented by FEMA's Emergency Management Institute (EMI) to educate and prevent injuries occurring in the home.
Information on Chemical and Bio-terrorism
- Bio-terrorism Preparedness: - Illinois Dept. of Public Health
- Bio-terrorism: - Center for Disease Control
- Mail handling concerns: - US Post Office
- Chemical Emergency Preparedness & Prevention: - Environmental Protection Agency
- Individual: - Homeland Security Advisory System Recommendations
- Families: - Homeland Security Advisory System Recommendations
- Neighborhoods: - Homeland Security Advisory System Recommendations
- Schools: - Homeland Security Advisory System Recommendations
- Businesses: - Homeland Security Advisory System Recommendations