Do you have a plan? Do you know if you're in an evacuation area?
Do you have pets? Do you need flood insurance?
Check out these helpful Web sites to learn more.
http://www.floridaevacuates.com - Mobile application tool that shows where emergency shelters are open in Florida and around the nation
http://www.Redcross.org/safeandwell - Visit this web site if you or someone you know is looking for a friend or relative who may have been affected by disaster
http://www.nvoad.org/ - National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
http://www.flvoad.org/ - Florida Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
http://www.findflorida.org/ - Florida Interfaith Networking in Disaster
http://www.fema.gov/ - Federal Emergency Management Agency
Disaster hit and you've registered with FEMA. What happens next? Click here to learn more.
http://www.fema.gov/hazard/flood/index.shtm - Information on flood insurance and flood assistance
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/trafficinfo/index.htm - National Traffic and Road Closure Information
http://www.flash.org - Federal Alliance for Safe Homes
http://www.kidsgetaplan.com/ - Kids Get a Plan
http://disasterrecoveryworkinggroup.gov/ - Disaster Recovery Working Group
http://www.disasterassistance.gov - Disaster Assistance
http://www.disasternews.net/ - Disaster News Network
http://www.aspcapro.org/disaster-preparedness.php - Disaster preparedness for your pets
http://www.merrittislandcert.org - Information on the Merritt Island Community Emergency Response Team and other helpful resources
http://science.howstuffworks.com/15-tornado-safety-tips.htm - 15 Tornado Safety Tips
http://www.kidsgetaplan.com - A book series and website developed for children in first to fifth grades
http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/tornadoes/prepared.asp - Tornadoes: Being Prepared
https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/index.php - This web site, sponsored by the American Red Cross, is a way to communicate with loved ones after a disaster to let them know you are "safe and well."
http://www.homecity.com/homeowners-lightning-safety-guide - Homeowners Guide to Lightning Safety
https://www.retailmenot.com/blog/disaster-preparedness-guide.html - Preparing for Disasters in Your Home: What to Buy, What to Skip
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/general-pet-care/disaster-preparedness - Emergency Preparedness and Pets
https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/legal-documents-to-prepare-for-emergency-preparedness - Important Legal Documents for Disaster Preparedness
http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/seniors - Emergency Preparedness for Seniors
http://www.yourstoragefinder.com/organize-and-prepare-for-disasters - How to Organize and Prepare for Disasters
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