Lorain Public Library System - Useful Web Links
Selected Topic: Homeland Security and Disaster Preparedness
American Red Cross Homeland Security Advisory System
Across the country questions of "What does a condition ''yellow'' mean to me or my family? or What does this mean to a business or school?" remained. The American Red Cross recognized the need and developed a complementary set of guidelines.
Concerns About War and Violence - Helping Children Cope
From PBS "Mr.Rogers" program.
This U.S. Government web portal consolidates disaster assistance information in one place. If you need assistance following a presidentially declared disaster, which has been designated for individual assistance, you can go to this website to register online.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Provides information about FBI activities related to crimes such as terrorism, cybercrimes, public corruption, civil rights violations, organized crime, white collar crime and major thefts/violent crime.
FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
Official website of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Government Accounting Office Homeland Security Information
Links to documents about Homeland Security.
Homeland Security - White House Page
The White House's information links about Homeland Security.
Keeping Food and Agriculture in America Safe
Gives information about the Homeland Security Presidential Directives issued with relevance to the areas monitored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Natural Disaster Preparedness Guide
A comprehensive guide to preparing for and recovering from natural disasters. This guide is categorized by disaster and can be a quick reference in a time of emergency, providing tips for remaining safe when a disaster strikes.
Ohio Homeland Security
The Ohio Homeland Security Strategic Plan provides a detailed blueprint of Ohio's homeland security needs and objectives, and defines partnerships and intergovernmental projects to prevent, deter and respond to possible terrorist threats.
The Red Cross and other community-based organizations provides advice to help you and your family prepare for natural and human-caused disasters.
Ready.gov is designed to launch a process of learning about citizen preparedness; it serves to educate the public, on a continuing basis, about how to be prepared in case of a national emergency - including a possible terrorist attack.
U. S. Department of Homeland Security
Homepage of the USDHS. Includes current threat advisory