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Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS)

OEMHS Resource Library

Below you will find links to a number of documents, websites, and other resources to help you better prepare for and respond to emergencies.  Print versions of our preparedness brochures are available by request.

Montgomery County Community Preparedness Workbook

Montgomery County Access & Functional Needs Preparedness Workbook

Montgomery County Emergency Kit Checklist

Montgomery County Preparedness Brochures

Montgomery County Preparedness Materials for Kids

Other Montgomery County Resources

Small Business Preparedness

Business Preparedness

  • Ready.gov - The Federal Emergency Mangement Agency's emergency preparedness campaign contains a wealth of information on emergency and continuity planning.
  • CDC Business Resources - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer a wide range of resources on business and facility preparedness.
  • Do1Thing Business Continuity Guide - This guide details 12 steps that businesses can work on monthly that will move them toward emergency preparedness

General Preparedness Websites

  • Ready.gov - The Federal Emergency Management Agency's emergency preparedness campaign contains a host of resources to prepare your family, your community, and your business.
  • MEMA.Maryland.gov - The Maryland Emergency Management Agency's website has information on preparedness and hazards that affect the state.
  • RedCross.org/prepare - The Red Cross website has emergency planning resources for families, businesses, and schools.

Health Preparedness

  • CDC - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website has preparedness information and resources to stay healthy.
  • Flu.gov - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website has information about preventing the flu and caring for those who have it.
  • Office of Preparedness and Response - Part of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Pet Preparedness

  • Humane Society - The Humane Society of the United States Disaster Preparedness Information.
  • Ready.gov - The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Pet Preparedness Information.

Presentation Slides

  • Library Presentation - Presentation given at various Montgomery County Libraries during Spring 2017

Weather Information

  • Weather.gov - The National Weather Service's website has forcasts and information on weather safety.
  • Storm Prediction Center - The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration's Storm Prediction Center offers maps and discussions of forecasted and current storm activity.

Workplace Preparedness

 

 

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