Useful Links

  • Ready New York
    "Ready New York" offers information designed to help New Yorkers better prepare for all types of emergencies.
  • Ride Safe, Ride Smart
    On this website, the MTA New York City Transit provides decals, diagrams, tips, and a video detailing how to evacuate a train in the event of an emergency.
  • Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness
    A step-by-step guide from FEMA on how to prepare a disaster supply kit, emergency planning for people with disabilities, how to locate and evacuate to a shelter, and even contingency planning for family pets.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • American Red Cross
  • Family Disaster Plan and Disaster Supplies
    The organization, Citizen Corps, links to its own disaster-related publications, as well as to outside resources.
  • Mental Health and Traumatic Events
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides information on dealing with exposure to traumatic events. Tips for parents, families, first responders, and teachers.
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
    From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a compilation of resources on preparation and planning for emergency situations, including information for the general public and links for businesses and healthcare facilities, legal information, and local, state, and national preparedness information.
  • READY.GOV
    Guidelines on making an emergency supply kit and developing an emergency plan from the Department of Homeland Security.
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency for Kids
    Created for children by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, this website teaches children how to prepare for disasters. Children can read a story, play games, take quizzes, and earn a FEMA Disaster Action Kid Certificate.
  • Trauma
    Resources compiled by the American Psychological Association to aid the general public, health practitioners, rescue workers, and parents cope with trauma related mental health issues.
 
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