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Ready.gov

Ready.gov is a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation.

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Listo.gov

Listo.gov, the Spanish language version of Ready.gov, is a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation.

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National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities

The National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities (“Diversity Preparedness”) is a virtual center that houses a library of resources on emergency preparedness in diverse and at-risk communities.

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Flu.gov

A federal government website that provides information on the flu, including up-to-date outbreak data, vaccination information, and pandemic flu planning resources.

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Risk Analysis Resource: Hurricane Wind Scale

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale is a 1 to 5 rating based on a hurricane's sustained wind speed. This scale estimates potential property damage.

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Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety

The information on this page is designed as a step-by-step guide to give you details on what to do before, during, and after an earthquake. Start with the simple tips within each step so that you can build on your accomplishments. 

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National Weather Service: Flood Related Products

The National Weather Service issues many hydrology related products. Some are to warn you of potential hazards; others are information statements to keep you up to date on changing weather and river situations. Below are the most commonly issued products along with a brief explanation of what they mean to you!

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