A resource to improve citizen, community and business preparedness for a disaster per the
recommendation of the ANSI-hDSCC Workshop on Citizen Preparedness. In the words of Tom Ridge, Secretary of Homeland Security,
"We cannot protect the homeland if we do not protect the
hometown; we cannot protect the hometown until we protect the home".
Family and Home Preparedness
Three keys to preparing for an emergency:
Assemble an emergency supply kit
Develop a family communication plan
Learn about the types of emergencies you could face.
Learn more about how to ensure the safety of your family and home
Learn how to ensure the safety of your community
Learn about emergency preparedness and business continuity
Resources for ensuring the safety of your school
Persons with Disabilities Preparedness
Resources to ensure the safety of persons living with a disability
Senior Citizen Preparedness
Resources to ensure the safety of senior citizens
Resources and instructions on communications in times of an emergency
Resources to help ensure cyber security at home and work
Useful sources of information in times of an emergency
Preparedness, response and follow-up resources to ensure public physical and mental health
Learn about the activities of organizations and federal and state agencies involved in homeland security
Research on Citizen Preparedness
Review research on and analysis of citizen preparedness
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