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Emergency Financial First Aid Kit and Personal Disaster Preparedness Guide
Offers easy step-by-step instructions for how to protect personal assets and financial information, and reduce the challenges associated with emergencies and disasters. From OperationHope.org and FEMA.
Disasters and Financial Planning: a Guide for Preparedness
PDF document from American Red Cross, AICPA Foundation and the National Ednowment for Financial Education.
Emergency Preparedness
For small business owners. Topics include: Disaster Assistance; Emergency Preparedness; Disaster Planning; Disaster Cleanup; Disaster Recovery Plan; State Government Information. From the Small Business Administration.
Disaster Preparedness Tips for Tax and Financial Records
From About.com.


General Information
Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC)
Information and news on health issues, disease outbreaks, avian influenza (bird flu), H1N1, and more.
Emergency Preparedness and Response
"This site is intended to increase the nation's ability to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies." From the Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC).
FEMA
Federal Emergency Management Agency.
First Aid
First aid kits and more.
Get Prepared
The American Red Cross has information for being prepared from home, school, work and in the community. Includes information for specific types of emergencies, and what teachers should know, as well as a home emergency plan.
Heart Rescue Now: Save-A-Life Simulator
This website demonstrates what to do in case of a sudden cardiac arrest (heart attack). From The HeartRescue Project / Medtronic Foundation.
National Emergency Number Association (NENA)
Information and statistics on 911 (9-1-1).
Plan & Prepare
Includes Prepare for a Disaster, Determine Your Risk, Plan for Emergencies, Assemble Supplies, Protect Your Property, Are You Ready? Guide, What FEMA Is Doing. From FEMA. See also this website from FEMA: Are You Ready?.
American Red Cross
Preparing for Emergencies
Ready.gov: Prepare, Plan, Stay Informed
Information, tips, and news on disaster preparation and response. From the United States Government.
Safe and Well
"After a disaster, letting your family and friends know that you are safe and well can bring your loved ones great peace of mind. This website is designed to help make that communication easier." From American Red Cross.
WeatherReady: Severe Weather Safety and Awareness
Information and videos on how to prepare for storms and dangerous weather conditions. from the Weather Channel.
What To Do In a Medical Emergency
From the American College of Emergency Physicians. See also American College of Emergency Physicians' What To Do In an Emergency for an overview.



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