Links to severe weather and disaster preparedness resources
The best advice is to ALWAYS be prepared for severe weather conditions in your area. While the media does an excellent job of making us aware of threatening weather, night time leaves all of us at our most vunerable. The best way to protect yourself and your family at night is to own and maintain an NOAA Weather Radio Receiver. These inexpensive radio receivers will alert you to approaching severe weather and other hazards - even at night.
Home Security: Tornado Safety From CCTV Camera Pros - Very well-written advice and resources for for families and homeowners with links to additional resources including information for students and kids. This resource comes thanks to the students in Ms Stephenson's class in Colorado who found this while completing a project in disaster preparedness and safety. Thank you, students, for sharing!
Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness Since 1978, the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness has been dedicated in educating Ohioans about the natural disasters that typically affect the state, and how to plan and prepare for severe weather incidents before they happen.
Ohio Emergency Management Agency The primary mission of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency is to coordinate activities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. This mission is carried out by closely interfacing with local, state and federal agencies in an effort to bring resources of recovery and support to Ohioans impacted by the disaster. In addition to disaster response and recovery, Ohio EMA agency activities include: education, training, planning and preparedness - strengthening Ohio's first responder capabilities and improving communication across the state.
Ready Ohio Resource with the information Ohioans need to prepare for all types of emergencies.