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Emergency Preparedness Information
General Information:
 
 
FEMA´s Community and Family Preparedness Program, Educates the general public about disaster awareness and preparedness. FEMA provides opportunities, information and tools to help other organizations and agencies educate the public on disaster preparedness.
 
 
Be Winter Wise provides seasonal tips to help you and your family find ways to reduce pollution and learn about the environment.

Professional Emergency Management
 
 
"The Roles of State and Federal Forestry Agencies in Disaster Management and Response"; While forestry agencies have been called on to respond to and manage wildland fires for decades, they have recently also responded to other natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes, winter storms, and tornadoes. Similarly, while most state emergency management agencies (SEMA’s) have primary responsibilities for non-fire emergencies, they have recognized the training, experience, and numbers of state forestry employees and have mobilized them under numerous circumstances. Both the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have recognized that as forestry agencies have taken on broader responsibilities, these agencies have also experienced some difficulties in communication and coordination of response activities.; NASF, with encouragement and strong support from FEMA and the USDA Forest Service, assigned a Task Force to learn the extent of the concerns of the forestry agencies and to find possible solutions to problems. This report is the result.
 
Glossary and Acronyms of Emergency Management Term; The Department of Energy (DOE) asked the TRADE EMI SIG to compile a glossary of emergency management terms. The objective was to produce a comprehensive glossary of commonly used terms and acronyms and choose the single best definition or to develop a consensus definition where multiple definitions exist for the same term. The glossary of terms has been compiled from definitions from the Draft DOE Glossary located on the DOE Website; applicable DOE Orders and technical standards, other federal regulations; and from the DOE Emergency Management Guides (DOE G 151.1-1).

Hazard-Specific Information:
How The Public Can Help After A Disaster 
Wildland Fire:
 
The Firewise Home Page was created for people who live or vacation in fire prone areas of North America. The information contained here will help you to become a firewise individual, and acquaint you with the challenges of living around interface/intermix wildfire. These pages provide information that may lessen the risk of wildfire loss for you, your family and your neighbors. You will find online wildfire protection information designed to help you avoid unnecessary fire loss. You will also find a list of offline wildfire protection information as well as links to off-site fire resources.
 
Floods:
 
"Coping with Floods" from the North Dakota State University Extension Service.; A series of 87 separate articles and information sheets.
 
"Flood: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety", This pamphlet from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provides information that will help flood victims prevent diseases and injury and maintain good health in the days and weeks following a flood.
 
 
Earthquake/Tsunami:
 
"Secure and Protect - Non-Structural Earthquake Hazard Mitigation in the Office and Home"; This "How-To" brochure provides valuable information, illustrations and checklists about how to make your home and office more resistant to the effects of earthquakes.
 
"Tsunamis in Oregon", Tsunami information and preparedness for Oregonians
 
Link to FEMA´s earthquake information page.
 
"Earthquake: Prepardness and Response": This site to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has all the information need to know about earthquakes.