When Severe Weather Strikes, Be Prepared!
Whatever the weather situation, flooding, winter storms, tornado, earthquake, or dam failure, be prepared. Pennsylvanians can click on the Ready Pennsylvania website link and download planning documents for many weather-related situations. Plan ahead and be prepared! Click the following link: http://www.readypa.org/ .
Available from the Federal Emergency Management Administration’s website are guidelines to use in the event of an emergency such as flooding. The link is http://www.fema.gov/plan/index.shtm .
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration better known as NOAA provides daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings and climate monitoring services via their website www.noaa.gov . Get detailed weather for your location from the national weather service at http://www.weather.gov/
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Red Cross have teamed up to answer common questions and provide step by step guidance you can take now to protect you and your loved ones. Their website can be found at the following link http://www.bt.cdc.gov/preparedness/ .
The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency has provided response guides for individual and business owners to utilize after an emergency event. The information can be found at the following link: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/disaster_assistance/4687 .
The Wayne County Emergency Management Agency provides information on the local level. Their website is http://ema.co.wayne.pa.us/ .