Resources

FEMA

Ready is a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation.
http://www.ready.gov

 

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health protects health, prevents disease, and promotes the health and well-being for all persons in Los Angeles County.
http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/

 

Center for Disease Control  

CDC′s Mission is to collaborate to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.
http://www.bt.cdc.gov

 

Business & Industry Council for Emergency Planning & Preparedness

A forum for information exchange to enhance emergency preparedness and contingency planning within the business community.
http://www.bicepp.org

 

US Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions.
http://www.uschamber.com/

 

California Emergency Management Agency

Cal EMA is responsible for the coordination of overall state agency response to major disasters in support of local government. The Agency is responsible for assuring the state’s readiness to respond to and recover from all hazards – natural, manmade, war-caused emergencies and disasters – and for assisting local governments in their emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and hazard mitigation efforts.
http://www.calema.gov

 

American Red Cross Los Angeles Region

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
http://redcrossla.org/

 

Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.
http://www.sba.gov/

 

Drop, Cover and Hold On

Federal, State, and local emergency management experts and other official preparedness organizations all agree that “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” is the appropriate action to reduce injury and death during earthquakes.
http://www.dropcoverholdon.org  

 

Earthquake Country

ECA is a statewide public-private partnership of people, organizations, and regional alliances that work together to improve preparedness, mitigation and resiliency.
http://earthquakecountry.info

 

National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association  

NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts.  To share that knowledge and information with others, and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.
http://www.noaa.gov/index.html

 

Emergency Survival Program

The Emergency Survival Program (ESP) is a large-scale community education outreach program.
http://www.espfocus.org

 

Los Angeles Community Emergeny Response Team (CERT)

http://www.cert-la.com/