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The resources listed below provide additional information about preparing yourself and your family for an emergency.

  • Are You Ready? -
    Find comprehensive online and downloadable resources on individual, family and community preparedness.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) -
    Under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the principal federal agency for protecting the health and safety of all Americans.
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response -
    A Gateway to information on agents, diseases, and other threats.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) -
    "Plan and Prepare” site offers information on the range of natural and manmade disasters and guidance for protecting your family and property.
  • Fleet and Family Support Center Locator -
    Locate the nearest Fleet and Family Support Center and get contact information from the ombudsman.
  • Flu Information -
    A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site with information on the various types and outbreaks of influenza.
  • H1N1 Flu Fact Sheet
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -
    Find active weather alerts and information to make you weather ready.
  • Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) -
    The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society can provide interest-free loans or grants to help with emergency needs.
  • Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System (NFAAS) -
    Register your information before an emergency, report your status and needs after a declared disaster, and find references for planning and recovery.
  • -
    The U.S Department of Homeland Defense's campaign to educate and empower Americans to prepare for emergencies, including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks, features information and downloadable publications and checklists.
  • Social Media Sites by Service -
  • TRICARE (Disaster Information) -
    In case of an emergency, TRICARE will provide up-to-date, critical information on TRICARE and Department of Defense-related matters that affect health benefits.
  • World Health Organization -
    Find resources for epidemic alert and response issues.
Be Ready Navy—Be informed before, during, and after an incident; make a written family emergency plan; and build an emergency supply kit good for at least three days.

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