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Washington County Department of Public Safety -

Pennsylvania Region 13 Terrorism Task Force - www.pa-region13.org


Emergency Medical Service Institute (EMSI) - www.emsi.org  




American Academy of Pediatrics – Children & Disasters -www.aap.org/disasters/index.cfm

Web site backed by pediatricians committed to the attainment of optiminal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

American Red Crosswww.redcross.org
The American Red Cross has been the nation's premier emergency response organization that offers domestic disaster relief; community services that help the needy; support and comfort for military troops and their families; the collection, processing and distribution of lifesaving blood and blood products; educational
programs that promote health and safety; and international relief and development programs.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)www.emergency.cdc.gov
CDC's mission is to collaborate to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.


Department of Homeland Security (DHS)www.dhs.gov
DHS's mission is to lead the unified national effort to secure America. We will prevent and deter terrorist attacks and protect against and respond to threats and hazards to the Nation. We will secure our national borders while welcoming lawful immigrants, visitors.

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)www.dhhs.gov    www.phe.gov/preparedness
DHHS is the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration - www.samhsa.gov/traumaJustice/
SAMHSA's mission is to carry a message of recovery, empowerment, hope, and healing to people who have been diagnosed with mental illness.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)www.fema.gov
FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Florida Institute for Family Involvement (FIFI)www.fifionline.org
(FIFI) is an organization dedicated to creating solutions, strengthening partnerships, enhancing community collaboration and building an information base for children and youth with special needs and their families.

Humane Society - www.humanesociety.org/issues/animal_rescue/tips/disaster_preparedness_1.html
Humane Society's mission statement is celebrating animals, confronting cruelty.

Institute for Business and Home Safetywww.disastersafety.org
The Institute for Business & Home Safety's mission is to reduce the social and economic effects of natural disasters and other property losses by conducting research and advocating improved construction, maintenance and preparation practices.

National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) - www.phe.gov/Preparedness/responders/ndms/Pages/
It is the mission of the National Disaster Medical System to temporarily supplement Federal, Tribal, State and Local capabilities by funding, organizing, training, equipping, deploying and sustaining a specialized and focused range of public health and medical capabilities.

National Response Framework Resource Center - www.fema.gov/emergency/nrf/
The National Response Framework presents the guiding principles that enable all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to disasters and emergencies - from the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe.

Office pf Emergency Management (OEM) - www.epa.gov/swercepp/
OEM's overall mission is to provide national leadership to prevent, prepare for, and respond to health and environmental emergencies.


Is a website from the American Red Cross to help you and your family prepare for natural and human-caused disasters, to serve the vulnerable population: seniors, children, people with disabilities and animals and pets.

US Department of Veterans Affairs - www.va.gov/
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans.

National Weather Service