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Protecting Ourselves
Homeland Security
By Sarah Lane
Aug 14, 2011, 3:06pm



Homeland Security Precautions


We’ve all heard the warnings, but are you prepared for an emergency? These links will guide you through the necessary steps to create a family plan in a variety of situations, were a disaster to strike in the United States. The threat level has gone from Guarded to Elevated to High and we should all be prepared to handle the worst case scenario. Set some time aside to talk with family members and create a sound plan. These sites will help you.


CNN Interactive - Terror Preparedness
This interactive presentation shows you how to Make a Kit, Make a Plan, and how to Be Informed.
Source:    Cable News Network, LP, LLLP.

Ready.gov
Read up on Biological Threats, Chemical Threats, Explosions, Nuclear Blasts, and Radiation Threats. All of these are possible scenarios and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security wants to make sure you are informed. Go to the State Agencies page for Security sites in your home state.
Source:    U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Get the latest News and Press Releases here and find out what your role in Homeland Security is as a Citizen, as a Business Owner, as part of the Government, and as an Employee.
Source:
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security


CDC - Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
Get the facts on Smallpox, Ricin, Botulism, VX, Sarin, Cyanide, Radiological Emergencies, Anthrax, Mass Trauma, and the National Pharmaceutical Stockpile.
Source:    Center for Disease Control


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