Kline Galland Online Information Center*

Emergency Readiness

Emergency Preparedness & You

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Description:

Information about what it takes to stay safe during a wide variety of emergencies.


National Safety Council

Source: National Safety Council

Description:

Public service organization dedicated to educating and influencing people to prevent accidental injuries and deaths; website includes information about falls in the home and community, and a wide variety of safety topics.


Prepare for an Emergency

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

Quick Guide to preparing ahead for a disaster


Preparedness Information for Seniors & People with Disabilities

Source: American Red Cross

Description:

Making a plan, assembling a kit, and maintaining these plans for people with mobility problems or who have hearing, learning, or seeing disabilities.


Ready.gov

Source: FEMA

Description:

U.S. government portal for emergency preparedness includes resources for staying safe during natural and manmade disasters.


Ready.gov Instructional Videos

Source: FEMA

Description:

Resources to help citizens plan for emergencies, including "Preparing Makes Sense for Older Americans."


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.