Contacts

Here’s my handy list of relevant disaster and emergency preparedness sites. If you are not able to access the site by clicking the web address, copy and paste the link into your browsers search window.

Preparing for a Disaster

  • http://www.Ready.gov
    Emergency preparedness guidance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security lists and explains specific threats and response. How to prepare, glossary, feedback form, and links to related government and private organizations.
  • http://www.dhs.gov
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • http://www.usa.gov
    Usa.gov – The Official Web Portal of the US Federal Government
  • http://www.citizencorps.gov
    Citizen Corps

 Disaster Help

  • http://www.disasterhelp.gov
    Sponsored by the Disaster Management e-Government Initiative, providing information and services relating to the four pillars of all-hazards disaster management: preparedness, response, recovery, and migration.
  • http://www.fema.gov
    Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • http://www.redcross.org
    American Red Cross
  • http://www.bt.cdc.gov
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

 Useful Telephone Numbers

  • 1-800-FED-INFO (1-800-333-4636)
    Call the Federal Citizen Information Center for answers you can trust about federal agencies, programs, benefits or services.
  • 1-800-BE-READY (1-800-237-3239)
    Citizens can call 1-800-BE-READY to order a readiness pamphlet and to get more information about ways to protect themselves and their families.
  • 1-866-GET-INFO (1-866-438-4636)
    American Red Cross hotline for information on personal and family disaster preparedness, international humanitarian assistance, services to the military, and answers to questions about all Red Cross services.

Relevant Disaster & Public Education Web sites

Government Sites

Be Ready Campaign      www.ready.gov

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry   www.atsdr.cdc.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention            www.cdc.gov

Citizen Corps   www.citizencorps.gov

Department of Commerce    www.doc.gov

Department of Education  www.ed.gov

Department of Energy   www.energy.gov

Department of Health and Human Services  www.hhs.gov/disasters

Department of Homeland Security   www.dhs.gov

Department of Interior   www.doi.gov

Department of Justice    www.justice.gov

Environmental Protection Agency   www.epa.gov

Federal Emergency Management Agency  www.fema.gov

Food and Drug Administration      www.fda.gov

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration   www.noaa.gov

National Weather Service    www.nws.noaa.gov

Nuclear Regulatory Commission     www.nrc.gov

The Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office            www.ciao.gov

The White House                         www.whitehouse.gov/response

U.S. Department of Agriculture                             www.usda.gov

U.S. Fire Administration               www.usfa.fema.gov

U.S. Fire Administration Kids Page         www.usfa.fema.gov/kids

U.S. Geological Survey   www.usgs.gov

U.S. Office of Personnel Management      www.opm.gov/emergency

U.S. Postal Service     www.usps.gov

USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station     www.wildfireprograms.com

Non-government Sites

 American Red Cross               www.redcross.org

Institute for Business and Home Safety       www.ibhs.org

National Fire Protection Association          www.nfpa.org

National Mass Fatalities Institute        www.nmfi.org

National Safety Compliance               www.osha-safety-training.net

The Middle East Seismological Forum         www.meieisforum.net

The Pan American Health Organization     www.disaster-info.net/SUMA

State Offices and Agencies of Emergency Management

 

A

Alabama Emergency Management Agency
5898 County Road 41
P.O. Drawer 2160
Clanton, Alabama 35046-2160
(205) 280-2200
(205) 280-2495 FAX
ema.alabama.gov/

Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
P.O. Box 5750
Fort Richardson, Alaska 99505-5750
(907) 428-7000
(907) 428-7009 FAX
http://www.ak-prepared.com

American Samoa Territorial Emergency Management Coordination
(TEMCO)
American Samoa Government
P.O. Box 1086
Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
(011)(684) 699-6415
(011)(684) 699-6414 FAX

Arizona Division of Emergency Management
5636 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85008-3495
(800) 411-2336 | (602) 244-0504
(602) 464-6356 FAX
http://www.dem.azdema.gov

Arkansas Department of Emergency Management
Bldg. # 9501
Camp Joseph T. Robinson
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72199-9600
(501) 683-6700
(501) 683-7890 FAX
http://www.adem.arkansas.gov/

 

C

California Emergency Management Agency
ATTN: CSM Alex Cabassa
Training and Exercise Division
9800 Goethe Road, Box 46
Sacramento, California 95827
(916) 324-9128
(916) 324-5929 (FAX)
http://www.oes.ca.gov/

Colorado Office of Emergency Management
Division of Local Government
Department of Local Affairs
9195 East Mineral Avenue
Suite 200
Centennial , Colorado 80112
(720) 852-6600
(720) 852-6750 Fax
http://www.dola.state.co.us/

Connecticut Office of Emergency Management
Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
25 Sigourney Street 6th floor
Hartford, Connecticut 06106-5042
(860) 256-0800
(860) 256-0815 FAX
http://www.ct.gov/demhs/

 

D

Delaware Emergency Management Agency
165 Brick Store Landing Road
Smyrna, Delaware 19977
(302) 659-3362
(302) 659-6855 FAX
http://www.dema.delaware.gov

District of Columbia Emergency Management Agency
2720 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.E.
Second Floor
Washington, D.C. 20032
(202) 727-6161
(202) 673-2290 FAX
dcema.dc.gov

 

F

Florida Division of Emergency Management
2555 Shumard Oak Blvd.
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100
(850) 413-9969
(850) 488-1016 FAX
floridadisaster.org

G

Georgia Emergency Management Agency
935 East Confederate Ave SE
P.O. Box 18055
Atlanta, Georgia 30316-0055
(404) 635-7000
(404) 635-7205 FAX
http://www.gema.state.ga.us

Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense
221B Chalan Palasyo
Agana Heights, Guam 96910
Tel:(671)475-9600
Fax:(671)477-3727
http://www.ghs.guam.gov

H

Hawaii State Civil Defense
3949 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-4495
(808) 733-4300
(808) 733-4287 FAX
http://www.scd.hawaii.gov

 

I

Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security
4040 Guard Street, Bldg. 600
Boise, Idaho 83705-5004
(208) 422-3040
(208) 422-3044 FAX
http://www.bhs.idaho.gov/

Illinois Emergency Management Agency
2200 S. Dirksen Pkwy.
Springfield, Illinois 62703
Office: (217) 782-2700 or (217) 782-2700
Fax: (217) 557-1978
http://www.state.il.us/iema

Indiana Department of Homeland Security
Indiana Government Center South
302 West Washington Street, Room E208
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2767
Office: (317) 232-3986
Fax: (317) 232-3895
http://www.in.gov/dhs

Indiana State Emergency Management Agency
302 West Washington Street
Room E-208 A
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2767
(317) 232-3986
(317) 232-3895 FAX
http://www.ai.org/sema/index.html

Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management Division
7105 NW 70th Ave, Camp Dodge
Building W-4
Johnston, Iowa 50131
(515) 725-3231
(515) 281-3260 FAX
http://www.iowahomelandsecurity.org

 

K

Kansas Division of Emergency Management
2800 S.W. Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, Kansas 66611-1287
(785) 274-1409
(785) 274-1426 FAX
http://www.kansas.gov/kdem

Kentucky Emergency Management
EOC Building
100 Minuteman Parkway Bldg. 100
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-6168
(502) 607-1682 or (800) 255-2587
(502) 607-1614 FAX
http://www.kyem.ky.gov/

 

L

Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness
7667 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
(225) 925-7500
(225) 925-7501 FAX
http://www.ohsep.louisiana.gov

 

M

Maine Emergency Management Agency
#72 State House Station
45 Commerce Drive, Suite #2
Augusta, Maine 04333-0072
(207) 624-4400
(207) 287-3180 (FAX)
http://www.maine.gov/mema

CNMI Emergency Management Office
Office of the Governor
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
P.O. Box 10007
Saipan, Mariana Islands 96950
(670) 322-9529
(670) 322-7743 FAX
 www.cnmiemo.gov.mp

National Disaster Management Office
Office of the Chief Secretary
P.O. Box 15
Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands 96960-0015
(011)(692) 625-5181
(011)(692) 625-6896 FAX

Maryland Emergency Management Agency
Camp Fretterd Military Reservation
5401 Rue Saint Lo Drive
Reistertown, Maryland 21136
(410) 517-3600
(877) 636-2872 Toll-Free
(410) 517-3610 FAX
http://www.mema.state.md.us/

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
400 Worcester Road
Framingham, Massachusetts 01702-5399
(508) 820-2000
(508) 820-2030 FAX
http://www.state.ma.us/mema

Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division
Michigan Dept. of State Police
4000 Collins Road
Lansing, Michigan 48909-8136
(517) 333-5042
(517) 333-4987 FAX
http://www.michigan.gov/emd

National Disaster Control Officer
Federated States of Micronesia
P.O. Box PS-53
Kolonia, Pohnpei – Micronesia 96941
(011)(691) 320-8815
(001)(691) 320-2785 FAX

Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division
Minnesota Dept. of Public Safety
444 Cedar Street, Suite 223
St. Paul, MN 55101-6223
Office: (651) 296-0466
Fax: (651) 296-0459
http://www.hsem.state.mn.us

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
P.O. Box 5644
Pearl, MS 39288-5644
(601) 933-6362
(800) 442-6362 Toll Free
(601) 933-6800 FAX
http://www.msema.org

Missouri Emergency Management Agency
2302 Militia Drive
P.O. Box 116
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102
(573) 526-9100
(573) 634-7966 FAX
sema.dps.mo.gov

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Montana Division of Disaster & Emergency Services
1956 Mt Majo Street
PO BOX 4789
Fort Harrison, Montana 59636-4789
(406) 841-3911
(406) 841-3965 FAX
http://www.dma.mt.gov/des/

 

N

Nebraska Emergency Management Agency
1300 Military Road
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-1090
(402) 471-7421
(402) 471-7433 FAX
http://www.nema.ne.gov

Nevada Division of Emergency Management
2478 Fairview Dr
Carson City, Nevada 89701
(775) 687-0300
(775) 687-0322 FAX
http://www.dem.state.nv.us/

Governor’s Office of Emergency Management
State Office Park South
33 Hazen Dr
Concord, New Hampshire 03305
(603) 271-2231
(603) 271-3609 FAX
http://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/bem

New Jersey Office of Emergency Management
Emergency Management Bureau
P.O. Box 7068
West Trenton, New Jersey 08628-0068
(609) 538-6050 Monday-Friday
(609) 584-5000
(609) 584-1528 FAX
http://www.ready.nj.gov

New Mexico Department of Homeland Security
and Emergency Management (DHSEM)
13 Bataan Boulevard
P.O. Box 27111
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502
(505) 476-9600
(505) 476-9635 Emergency
(505) 476-9695 FAX
http://www.nmdhsem.org/

New York State Emergency Management Office
1220 Washington Avenue
Building 22, Suite 101
Albany, New York 12226-2251
(518) 292-2275
(518) 322-4978 FAX
http://www.semo.state.ny.us/

North Carolina Division of Emergency Management
4713 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4713
(919) 733-3867
(919) 733-5406 FAX
http://www.ncem.org/

North Dakota Department of Emergency Services
P.O. Box 5511
Bismarck, North Dakota 58506-5511
(701) 328-8100
(701) 328-8181 FAX
http://www.nd.gov/des

 

O

Ohio Emergency Management Agency
2855 West Dublin-Granville Road
Columbus, Ohio 43235-2206
Office: (614) 889-7150
Fax: (614) 889-7183
ww.ema.ohio.gov/ema.asp

Office of Civil Emergency Management
2401 Lincoln Blvd Suite C51
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105
(405) 521-2481
(405) 521-4053 FAX
http://www.odcem.state.ok.us/

Oregon Emergency Management
Department of State Police
3225 State St
Salem, Oregon 97309-5062
(503) 378-2911
(503) 373-7833 FAX
http://www.oregon.gov/OMD/OEM/index.shtml

 

P

Palau NEMO Coordinator
Office of the President
P.O. Box 100
Koror, Republic of Palau 96940
(011)(680) 488-2422
(011)(680) 488-3312

Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
2605 Interstate Drive
Harrisburg PA 17110-9463
(717) 651-2001
(717) 651-2040 FAX
http://www.pema.state.pa.us/

Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency
P.O. Box 966597
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00906-6597
(787) 724-0124
(787) 725-4244 FAX
http://www.gobierno.pr/AEMEAD/Inicio

 

R

Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency
645 New London Ave
Cranston, Rhode Island 02920-3003
(401) 946-9996
(401) 944-1891 FAX
http://www.riema.ri.gov

S

South Carolina Emergency Management Division
2779 Fish Hatchery Road
West Columbia South Carolina 29172
(803) 737-8500
(803) 737-8570 FAX
http://www.scemd.org/

South Dakota Division of Emergency Management
118 West Capitol
Pierre, South Dakota 57501
(605) 773-3231
(605) 773-3580 FAX
http://www.oem.sd.gov

 

T

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency
3041 Sidco Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37204-1502
(615) 741-0001
(615) 242-9635 FAX
http://www.tnema.org

Texas Division of Emergency Management
5805 N. Lamar
PO BOX 4087
Austin, Texas 78773-0220
(512) 424-2138
(512) 424-2444 or 7160 FAX http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/

 

U

Utah Division of Emergency Services and Homeland Security
1110 State Office Building
P.O. Box 141710
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-1710
(801) 538-3400
(801) 538-3770 FAX
http://www.des.utah.gov

 

V

Vermont Emergency Management Agency
Department of Public Safety
Waterbury State Complex
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, Vermont 05671-2101
(802) 244-8721
(800) 347-0488
(802) 244-8655 FAX
http://www.dps.state.vt.us/vem/

Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management – VITEMA
2-C Contant, A-Q Building
Virgin Islands 00820
(340) 774-2244
(340) 774-1491

Virginia Department of Emergency Management
10501 Trade Court
Richmond, VA 23236-3713
(804) 897-6500
(804) 897-6556 FAX
http://www.vaemergency.com

 

W

State of Washington Emergency Management Division
Building 20, M/S: TA-20
Camp Murray, Washington 98430-5122
(253) 512-7000
(800) 562-6108
(253) 512-7200 FAX
http://www.emd.wa.gov/

West Virginia Office of Emergency Services
Building 1, Room EB-80 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0360
(304) 558-5380
(304) 344-4538 FAX
http://www.wvdhsem.gov

Wisconsin Emergency Management
2400 Wright Street
P.O. Box 7865
Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7865
Phone: (608) 242-3232
Fax: (608) 242-3247
emergencymanagement.wi.gov/

Wyoming Office of Homeland Security
Herschler Bldg. 1st Floor East
122 W. 25th Street
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
(307) 777-4663
(307) 635-6017 FAX
wyohomelandsecurity.state.wy.us

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