for Crisis Coverage
US Postal Service tips on how to identify and deal with suspicious
letters or parcels.
Are You Ready?
FEMA’s guide for citizens has preparedness lists and facts
about natural and man-made disasters.
NewsLab links to essential sites for tracking flights, aircraft,
Quick links for typical breaking news stories
Tips on dealing with victims of tragedy or disaster.
EPA site has links to fact sheets and background on toxic chemicals.
Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention
EPA site has info on Risk Management Plans, regulated chemicals,
Mega-list of links from CBS News.
Emergency Response Guidebook
US Department of Transportation guide helps identify hazardous materials
in case of a chemical spill, and tells what protection is needed.
Non-profit has hazard guides on natural disasters from
earthquakes to tsunamis, as well as terrorism threats.
How to Develop an Emergency Plan
Tips for putting together a disaster-coverage plan for your station.
Material Safety Data Sheets
Site has links, plus a cool glossary and “demystefier”
to explain fuzzy terms.
Natural Hazards Resources Directory
NOAA site links to data, organizations.
State Emergency Management Agencies
Directory of contacts from FEMA, with Web sites and email addresses.