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Key FEMA Sites

Chris Reiner, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Troy Utley, U.S. Coast Guard, discuss hazardous waste removal with a survivor of the tsunami in American Samoa

Disaster Assistance.Gov
A resource for people to locate and apply for disaster relief

Prepare, Plan, Stay Informed. Taking these simple steps can make a big difference in ensuring your well-being and that of your loved ones.

The National Citizens Corps program is a ground-level initiative to get citizens involved in homeland security through training, volunteer service and personal preparedness.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

FEMA Mitigation
The FEMA Mitigation Directorate manages the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and a range of programs designed to reduce future losses to homes, businesses, schools, public buildings and critical facilities from floods, earthquakes, tornadoes and other natural disasters.

US Fire Administration
As an entity of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency, the mission of the USFA is provide national leadership to foster a solid foundation for our fire and emergency services stakeholders in prevention, preparedness, and response.


Other Federal Partners


Department of Agriculture Emergency preparedness and response
The Department of Agriculture emergency and response web site provides a information to prepare and recover from emergency situations.
Department of Education
Emergency preparedness plans for schools
Department of Health and Human Services
Disasters and Emergencies
Department of Homeland Security Office of Infrastructure Protection
Protecting critical infrastructure and key resources
Department of Labor
Principal Emergency Response and Preparedness Requirements and Guidance
Disaster Planning Toolkit for the Small to Mid-Sized Business Owner (From the Institute Description: for Businesses and Home Safety) 
Centers for Disease Control and Protection Preparedness for Businesses
Emergency Preparedness for Business
Instructions to building occupants, actions to be taken by facility management, & first responder notification procedures. From the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)
Environmental Protection Agency
Emergency preparedness and response for environmental emergencies
EDEN (Extension Disaster Education Network) 
General Services Administration
Doing business with the government
Homeland Security Digital Library
Description: Quick access to over 65,000 important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources from universities, organizations and local and state agencies.
Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7: Critical Infrastructure Identification, Prioritization, and Protection
Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7 establishes a national policy for Federal departments and agencies to identify and prioritize critical infrastructure and to protect them from terrorist attacks. The directive defines relevant terms and delivers 31 policy statements. These policy statements define what the directive covers and the roles various federal, state, and local agencies will play in carrying it out.

Internal Revenue Service

Internal Revenue Service Disaster Relief 
IRS Disaster Losses Kit for Businesses 
Crop Insurance and Crop disaster Payments, Agriculture Tax Tips 
The IRS web site Small Business Video and Audio Presentations page contains a number of short presentations designed to help the small business. Among these presentations is a section on Disaster Planning including.
Disaster Planning

  • Continuity Planning and Other Tips to Stay in Business After a Major Disaster (Audio, Transcript)
  • Insurance Coverage and Other Emergency Planning Tips to Help Your Business Survive a Major Disaster (Audio, Transcript)
  • Recordkeeping and Reconstructing Business Records to Help Your Business Survive a Major Disaster (Audio, Transcript)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Watch
NOAA's all-hazard watch
NACo: National Association of Counties 
Complete List of Every County in United States.
OSHA Evacuation Plans and Procedures eTool 
Emergency Action Plans eTool to aid small businesses create and implement an emergency plan that complies with OSHA's emergency standards.
OSHA Hurricane Worker Safety Guide 
Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance
The SBA Disaster Assistance web portal is a resource for disasters survivors to review and apply for disaster aid.
Small Business Administration Disaster Contracting Assistance Center
The SBA Disaster Contracting Assistance Center is an online tool for business, minority-owned and small businesses to register for information regarding government contracting opportunities.

Last Updated: 
07/24/2014 - 16:00
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