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MCat: Disaster Management

Fact sheets, maps, bulletins, emergency response plan, prevention guides on natural hazards - earthquakes, floods, hailstorms, winter storms, hurricanes, wildfires, volcanoes, landslides, etc. Resources and guidance on counter-terrorism, bomb threats, power outages, biochem warfare, radiological events, etc. How to create emergency plans and other materials that assist with the creation of disaster response plans. Government emergency response services - federal, state and local.

Agricultural Disasters

Guides, tools and resources for farmers related to disasters, crop damage, etc.

Animal Disasters

Tips on caring for animals and pets before, during and after a disaster. Pets and disaster preparation. Animal CPR. Pet safety. Farmstead evacuation.


Chemical and biological weapons, bioterrorism. Industrial chemcials and terrorism. Hazardous material guide for first responders.


Advice on preparing for power outages.

Bomb Threats

Vehicle bomb explosion hazards. Bomb threat prevention and physical security planning. Containing the threat from illegal bombings.

Business Continuity

Advice on how to create effective Business Continuity Plans (BCP). Business disaster recovery. Business interruption and recovery guides.

Catastrophic Disasters

Insurance claims data related to natural catastrophic occurrences in the USA. Information on insurance catastrophe losses in the USA - claims data, etc.

Disaster Preparedness

Step-by-step approach to emergency planning, disaster guides. How to create emergency plans. Publications, maps, reports, fact sheets and other materials that assist with the creation of disaster response plans.

Disaster Recovery

Flood Clean-up Guidelines. Contingency planning and management. Disaster recover program guidance.

Disaster Regulations

Key regulations for emergency planning. European Union Seveso II guidance on Safety Management Systems. Reporting triggers for spills of hazardous substances or oil. OSHA disaster plan requirements, Seveso II guidelines, spill reporting triggers.

Disaster Relief

Non-government USA-based organizations that provide disaster relief services both domestic within the USA and worldwide.

Disaster Seminars

Conferences, workshops and certification resources on emergency training and disaster preparedness.

Disaster Stress

PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder guidance. What to say to children about terrorist attacks. Emotional support and guidance post-trauma.

Disaster Supplies

Advice on emergency supplies, first aid kits, food storage, water potability.

Earthquake Disasters

Fact sheets, bulletins, emergency response plan, prevention guides on earthquake hazards.

Emergency Action Plans

Examples of emergency procedures and plans - some currently in use.

Emergency Checklists

Emergency preparedness checklists. Emergency action plan checklists. Emergency preparedness and response checklists. Bomb threat checklists. Auto survival kit checklist. Family disaster plan checklist. Emergency equipment checklist. Hurricane checklist. Flood checklist.

Emergency Rescue

Rescue training and emergency response materials. Materials devoted to safety, health & injury prevention related to emergency response.

Emergency Training

Fact sheets and resources on the topic of emergency preparedness. Surviving in a collapsed building. Self study course for the emergency response to terrorism.

Evacuation Procedures

Materials to assist with the creation of an emergency evacuation plan, including special requirements for the disabled. Guidelines on emergency evacuation programs, fire drills.

Flood Disasters

Flood clean up. Fact sheets, bulletins, emergency response plan, prevention guides on flood hazards. Preventing flood claims. Flood forecast maps. Cleanup guidelines. Floodplain management.

Government Disasters

Links to US federal, state and local government program services responsible for disaster response, terrorism response, etc.

Hazard Maps

Earthquake map. Flood maps. Wind maps. Solar radiation maps.

Hazmat Emergencies

Hazardous materials teams. Hazardous waste and spill containment emergency response - hazmat teams. Procedures to take with chemical spills. Information on sorbent materials. Series of safety topics related to hazardous wastes. Aviation transport of hazardous materials. Dangerous Goods Primer.

Health Service Disasters

Emergency plans and disaster guidance for health care facilities. Quarantines.

Hurricane Disasters

Resources and guidance on how to plan for a hurricane as well as mitigation activities afterwards. Table of Safir-Simpson Hurricane Scale with explanations of the destructive force of hurricanes.

Landslide Disasters

The dangers from landslide and mitigation activities to control loss. Fact sheets, bulletins, prevention guides on landslide hazards.

Radiation Disasters

Nuclear power plant emergency advice on radiation exposure from nuclear power plants. What to do before, during and after an adverse radiological event.

Storm Disasters

Guidance on preventing property damage from severe storms. Fact sheets on thunderstorms & lightning. Tornado safety. How to prepare for potential thunderstorm disasters.


Profiles of counterterrorist units, information on weapons, equipment and more. Tips for protecting property against terrorists. Reduce the risk of being a victim of terrorism. Reports on international terrorism. Information on over 100 terrorist groups. Counter-terrorism efforts of the EPA. USA government resources related to counter-terrorism.

Volcano Disasters

The basics about volcanic eruptions. Volcano safety.

Weather Warnings

National Weather Service warnings, seismic events and more. Latest river stage and elevation data and daily precipitation summaries. Weather alerts, fire warnings, wildfire alerts, flash flood warnings, river forecasts, flood threats, hurricane warnings, tornado warnings.

Wildfire Disasters

Wildfire mitigation and management. Outdoor fire safety. Firewise landscaping checklist. Protecting your home from wildfire. Fire-fighting aviation management. Campfire rules. Federal wildland fire policy.

Winter Disasters

Winter storm preparation. Extreme cold and ice storm disaster safety.

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