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EMERGENCIES AND SAFETY

Emergency Information

Knowing what to do in an emergency will help you be prepared.

The links below provide information to help you prepare for an emergency.

Resources for Victims of Crime
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) provides publications on how to help victims of crimes and other emergencies. This site is also available in Spanish.


U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is the federal department responsible for securing the nation from the many threats that we face. Visit this site for information on preparing for natural disasters.


Health-Related Emergency Preparedness
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information and resources on preparing for and responding to public health emergencies. This site is available in multiple languages.


Learn How to Shelter in Place
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information on how to prepare your home and office in case you need to shelter in place.


Learn About Fire Safety
The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) provides information to ensure you and your family are safe from fires. Visit this link to learn about installing a smoke alarm in your home. This site is also available in Spanish.


Emergency Resources for Older Adults and Caregivers
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides this publication on emergency preparedness for older adults and their caregivers.


Environmental Emergencies
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides information and resources on environmental emergencies and how to report harmful environmental activities in your community or workplace. This site is also available in Spanish.


The U.S. National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
The U.S. National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) offers flood insurance to homeowners, renters, and business owners in certain areas. This site has information about preparing for floods and obtaining flood insurance if you live in a community that is part of the NFIP.