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Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Information Links

Operational Area

State Sites

National Sites

Preparedness Sites

International disasters

Nonprofits active in disaster

  • Emergency Network Los Angeles -
  • American Red Cross (ARC) - national website -
  • Local ARC chapters:

    Los Angeles -
    San Gabriel Valley -
    Long Beach -
    Rio Hondo -
    Glendale -;
    Santa Monica -
    Claremont -;
    Arcadia -
    LA area blood services -

  • Operation USA -
  • Call 2-1-1 -
  • Los Angeles Regional Foodbank -
  • NVOAD (National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters) -

Legislation websites

Some emergency management mail lists you can join

  • NVOAD (National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster)- register at , and subscribe at the NVOADnews link.
  • IAEM (International Association of Emergency Managers) mail list: sign up at, follow links to subscribe to the “Emergency Management Discussion List.”
  • Cal-EPI-an email community for information officers, journalists, and others interested in emergency public information in California and beyond. To subscribe, send email to "" with the word "subscribe" in the message body.
  • California emergency notifications, including electrical alerts: register for the mail list at
  • FEMA E-Mail News Service - subscribe by sending an e-mail message to with the single command in the body of the message: "subscribe news."
  • Networks in Emergency Management (Nets) focuses on computer networks to support emergency management- subscribe by sending an e-mail message to with the single command in the body of the message: "subscribe nets-em [your e-mail address]."
  • Natural-Hazards-Disasters is an e-mail discussion list for anyone interested in natural hazards and disasters (hosted by the Benfield Greig Hazard Research Centre, University College London) - subscribe by sending an e-mail message to with the command in the body of the message: "join natural-hazards-disasters [your first name, your last name]."
  • Disaster Survivor Support group (a peer support network for anyone who has endured a disaster, including families who have lost loved ones) -

Pager or email notification of disasters

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