Winter Terminology

Winter Power Outages

Prepare an Emergency Supply Kit

Portable Generator Safety

Flood Insurance Information

FEMA'S In-Depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness - Are You Ready?

An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness is FEMA’s most comprehensive source on individual, family, and community preparedness. This guide provides a step-by-step approach to disaster preparedness by walking the reader through how to get informed about local emergency plans, how to identify hazards that affect their local area, and how to develop and maintain an emergency communications plan and disaster supplies kit. Other topics covered include evacuation, emergency public shelters, animals in disaster, and information specific to people with disabilities.

Home Safety Council

The Home Safety Council is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping prevent the nearly 21 million medical visits that occur on average each year from unintentional injuries in the home. Through national programs and partners across America, the Home Safety Council works to educate and empower families to take actions that help keep them safe in and around their homes.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TIPS

There are a few simple steps you can take to become better prepared for an emergency.
Get Prepared! Resolve to be Ready!

What businesses need to know about Pandemic Flu Planning

Department of Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness Tips

WINTER WEATHER SAFETY TIPS

With winter fast approaching, it is a good idea to prepare for the cold and what to do before a storm hits. Here are some tips on how to prepare for a winter storm and what to do during a winter storm.

Informative brochure from NOAA on winter Storms: Winter Storms: The Deceptive Killers

IMPORTANT DATES

October - Halloween Safety Tips

Links to Web Sites Regarding Planning for Emergencies:

FEMA: http://www.fema.gov

FEMA for Kids Guide to National Security Emergencies: https://www.ready.gov/kids

American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org

Department of Homeland Security-Preparing Makes Sense:http://www.ready.gov

IT Security from Department of Information Technology: http://www.michigan.gov/cybersecurity

Additional Resources Web Sites