Natural Disasters and Recovery
Hurricanes (OSHA Website)
Hurricane Preparedness Checklist
Tornadoes (CDC & NIOSH Website)
Government Agency Resources
ABC Strategic Partners
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the United States. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Provides up-to-date advisories and safety tips to help disaster response and recovery efforts around the country.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA offers information on how to prepare and train for emergencies and the hazards to be aware of when an emergency occurs. There is also information for employers and workers across industries and for workers who will be responding to the emergency.
Launched in February 2003, Ready is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to promote preparedness through public involvement.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970external icon established NIOSH as a research agency focused on the study of worker safety and health, and empowering employers and workers to create safe and healthy workplaces. NIOSH is part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It has the mandate to assure “every man and woman in the Nation safe and healthful working conditions and to preserve our human resources.” NIOSH has more than 1,300 employees from a diverse set of fields including epidemiology, medicine, nursing, industrial hygiene, safety, psychology, chemistry, statistics, economics, and many branches of engineering.
The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment
For any questions or concerns, contact Joe Xavier at (202) 905-2103 or [email protected].