The State Library has established this blog to provide a mechanism for Louisiana libraries to alert the public about their status during an emergency situation and/or to provide information for their staffs. Any Louisiana library administrator may post information; anyone may comment.
This pdf is a very important document that serves not only as a resource list for the Chicago area (and for small Illinois communities that encounter big emergencies), but also as a guide for making a list of your institution's local resources. Resource topics included the following: conservators, technical assistants, recovery assistants service companies and suppliers that can help you respond to emergencies sources for equipment and supplies online conservation and collections care resources
Preparedness and hazard mitigation can save lives, protect property and lessen impacts of future disasters. To reduce risk and ensure Louisiana citizens and communities are better prepared, this Guide is intended to help Louisiana residents benefit from the experience of past events and recommendations from experts in disaster preparation, prevention, response, recovery and mitigation.
This Fema guide provides in-depth information on specific hazards including what to do before, during, and after each hazard type. The following hazards are covered: Floods, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Thunderstorms and Lightning, Winter Storms and Extreme Cold, Extreme Heat, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Landslide and Debris Flows (Mudslide), Tsunamis, Fires, Wildfires, Hazardous Materials Incidents, Household Chemical Emergencies, Nuclear Power Plant, and Terrorism (including Explosion, Biological, Chemical, Nuclear, and Radiological hazards).
The Ready Campaign asks individuals to do three key things to prepare for the unexpected: get an emergency supply kit, make a family emergency plan, and be informed about the different types of emergencies that could occur and their appropriate responses.
From LSU Ag Center: Disaster Preparedness information for dairy producers, goat and sheep producers, horse producers with info for beef cattle (cows), Horse Evaluation Boarding Facilities (equine) and more.
Ready Business will assist businesses in developing a preparedness program by providing tools to create a plan that addresses the impact of many hazards. This website and its tools utilize an “all hazards approach” and follows the program elements within National Fire Protection Association 1600, Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs. NFPA 1600 is an American National Standard and has been adopted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
This site is for the online application and management of Public Assistance grants from FEMA to State and local governments, Indian tribes, and certain Private Non-Profit (PNP) organizations. Provides supplemental Federal disaster grant assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged, publicly owned facilities and the facilities of certain PNP organizations
Flood maps on this site (based on Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) from FEMA) are displayed in a base-map system created by the LSU AgCenter. This system is unique in that it integrates flood risk information with ground elevation data and basic wind speed.