Important Emergency Preparedness Websites

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Important Emergency Preparedness Websites

Prepared by the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Committee

 

Ready.gov.

FEMA’s emergency preparedness website. It has links with information on different natural hazards, how to build a preparedness kit, ways to get involved, and more.

www.ready.gov

 

Ready.gov for Kids.

It’s built to help teach kids how to prepare for emergencies. It also has excellent resources for parents and teachers who want to discuss this with their children.

http://www.ready.gov/kids

 

CT Alerts

If you would like to receive alerts on your phone or other device during an emergency, you may signed up using the link below.

http://www.ct.gov/ctalert/site/default.asp

 

2-1-1 CT

Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Connecticut and you will reach a highly-trained call specialist help callers find assistance for complex issues such as financial problems, substance abuse and suicide prevention and for simpler issues such as finding volunteer opportunities and donation options. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day every day of the year. Multilingual assistance and TDD access is also available.

http://www.211ct.org/default.asp

 

PrepareCT

This website contains a training module on six major areas of business preparedness, worksheets that business owners can download to create a preparedness plan, and resources to expand their knowledge on actions they can take to minimize disruption.

www.PrepareCT.com

 

Federal Emergency Management Agency

A link to FEMA’s main website.

https://www.fema.gov/

 

Connecticut Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

A link to Connecticut’s Emergency Management Agency.

www.ct.gov/demhs

 

FEMA Flood Insurance Program

A link to information on FEMA’s Flood Insurance Program.

https://www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program

 

American Red Cross

A link to the main page of the American Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/