Web Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics
A special section called Disaster Preparedness where disaster plan kits and other information can help.

US Department of Health & Human Services Administration for Children and Families
Department of Homeland Security releases new preparedness resources for seniors, people with disabilities and many other links

American Society for the Prevention and Cruelty to Animals
Emergency pet preparedness information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
For Emergency Preparedness and Response

Department of Homeland Security
Website for Homeland Security Advisory System and other important information

Family Voices
Information about kids with special needs, listing of family leader contacts in each state, state and national activities, publications, and issues facing families and children.

FEMA
“Get Ready for Disaster - One Family’s Experience” Free DVD

Home Care Headquarters
Search home care and hospice services by location, service needed or method of payment.

National Fire Protection Agency

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Provides official national and local weather forecasts, weather alerts and other weather information. See live, local Doppler radar.

National Safety Council
Information on emergencies and disasters, checklist for home, and links to the Red Cross and other resources.

www.ready.gov
The ULTIMATE Source for Emergency Preparedness

www.ready.illinois.gov
Illinois’ best source for Emergency Information

American Red Cross web site
Lots of disaster and emergency planning information.

Small Business Administrations