Tagged: emergency management

Major Disaster Assistance from the Disaster Relief Fund: State Profiles

Each year in the United States, various types of disasters occur across the homeland. From devastating hurricanes to mild wildfires, these disasters impact U.S. citizens on local, state, and national levels. When such disasters occur, the President is authorized to issue disaster declarations in order to financially aid communities in...

2014 U.S. Preparedness Map: Does Your State Protect Children in Disasters?

Do you have children? Do they attend day care or school away from home? Is the state you live in prepared to protect your children during a disaster scenario? The Save the Children non-governmental organization (NGO) has released a 2014 U.S. Preparedness Map that seeks to provide answers to this...