Ready.gov is designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks. The goal is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation.
FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy.
The mission of Citizen Corps is to harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds.
Many people consider their pets part of the family, because of this the American Veterinary Medical Association has set up guidelines on how to keep your pets safe in case of a disaster.
The American Red Cross has been the nation's premier emergency response organization since its founding in 1881. In addition to domestic disaster relief, the American Red Cross offers compassionate services in five other areas: community services that help the needy; support and comfort for military members and their families; the collection, processing and distribution of lifesaving blood and blood products; educational programs that promote health and safety; and international relief and development programs.