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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 - http://www.enla.org
  • American Red Cross (ARC) - national website - http://www.redcross.org
  • Local ARC chapters:

    Los Angeles - http://www.acrossla.org/
    San Gabriel Valley - http://www.redcross.org/ca/sgva/
    Long Beach - http://www.greaterlongbeachrc.org/
    Rio Hondo - http://www.arcriohondo.org/
    Glendale - http://www.arcglendale.org/;
    Santa Monica - http://www.redcrossofsantamonica.org/
    Claremont - http://www.redcross.org/ca/claremont/;
    Arcadia - http://www.redcross.org/ca/arcadia/
    LA area blood services - http://www.redcross.org/ca/socal/

  • Operation USA - http://www.opusa.org
  • Call 2-1-1 - http://www.infoline-la.org/
  • Los Angeles Regional Foodbank - http://www.lafightshunger.org/
  • NVOAD (National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters) - http://www.nvoad.org

Legislation websites

Some emergency management mail lists you can join

  • NVOAD (National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster)- register at http://www.nvoad.org , and subscribe at the NVOADnews link.
  • IAEM (International Association of Emergency Managers) mail list: sign up at http://www.iaem.com, 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 "Cal-EPI-request@incident.com" with the word "subscribe" in the message body.
  • California emergency notifications, including electrical alerts: register for the mail list at http://www.incident.com/edismail.html
  • FEMA E-Mail News Service - subscribe by sending an e-mail message to majordomo@fema.gov 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 majordomo@sfu.ca 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 mailbase@mailbase.ac.uk 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) - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisasterSurvivorSupport.

Pager or email notification of disasters

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