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Disaster Management and Recovery

Resources for Dealing with the Aftermath of Terrorism

Current and Forecast Conditions for Wisconsin and Beyond

NOAA-IWIN Interactive Weather Data for Wisconsin
Current Weather Conditions for Wisconsin

Wisconsin - Hourly data
Current Watches & Warnings for Wisconsin
Special Weather Statements for Wisconsin
Wisconsin Zone Weather Forecasts
Eau Claire Wisconsin - Intellicast Radar
Green Bay Wisconsin - Intellicast Radar
Chicago Illinois - Intellicast Radar
Des Moines Iowa - Intellicast Radar
USGS Wisconsin Streamflow & Flood State Monitoring (in real time)
Wisconsin - Hydrological forecasts
WeatherNet Wisconsin Weather
Wisconsin Weather Jumpstation
North Central River Forecast Center - National Weather Service
EarthSat FLOODRISK
EarthSat FLOODTHREAT
Texas A&M Severe Weather Watches and Warnings - for all states
Intellicast - USA
The Weather Channel
NWS Internet Weather Source
National Weather Service Interactive Weather Information
Weather Databases @ Internets
Links to many weather sources
National Observed Fire Danger Map (current conditions) - U.S. Forest Service
National Weather Service - Duluth - Interactive Fire Weather Forecast

Internet Resources

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General
American Red Cross - Disaster Services - Guide
American Red Cross - Capital Area Chapter (Florida)
Federal Emergency Management Agency Global Emergency Management System
(FEMA GEMS)
Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Assistance
NASA Disaster Finder
CBS News Disaster Links
GDIN - Global Disaster Information Network

Environmental & Societal Impacts Group
David Baldwin's Trauma Information - comprehensive disaster links

Wisconsin Resources
Wisconsin Emergency Management - State of Wisconsin, Department of Military Affairs
American Red Cross Chapter Locator - type in your ZIP Code
American Red Cross Badger Chapter
- serving Dane, Lafayette, and Iowa Counties and the Lake Mills area
FEMA - Region V
U.S. EPA Region V

Cooperative Extension and Other University Resources
Extension Disaster Education Network logo EDEN,  the Extension Disaster Education Network, gathers together disaster resources from Extension Services in many states at one web site.

Auburn University (Alabama CES) - Disaster Preparedness
Colorado State University Extension Disaster Web Sites
University of Florida - The Disaster Handbook - 1998 National Edition
University of Idaho Disaster Resources

University of Illinois CES Disaster Resources
Iowa State University - Extension Disaster Recovery Publications
Kansas State University Flood Survival and Recovery Fact Sheets
Michigan State University Home Maintenance and Repair

Michigan State University Urban Forestry
University of Minnesota - Weathering Winter
Mississippi State University - Weather Related Disaster Recovery Information

University of Missouri - Flood Information
University of New Hampshire - Ice Storm 98 - Forest and tree damage information
North Carolina State University - Disaster Response Information
North Dakota State University Extension and Research Disaster Resources

Oklahoma State University - 1998 Oklahoma Drought Information
University of Wisconsin-Extension Disaster Handbook for Extension Agents (Entire Handbook - 1 MB PDF file) - designed to help county Extension agents provide immediate assistance and information before and after natural disasters. The handbook is also available in individual chapter form.
Virginia Cooperative Extension Disaster Publications
Weather

Online Guide to Meteorology-University of Illinois
UM Weather - includes connections to over 300 weather sites
UM Weather Weather Cams - semi-live pictures of weather in cities and resorts around the U.S.
University of Massachusetts-Lowell WeatherLinks
Weather Zine
NOAA Storm Prediction Center
NOAA El Nino Information

El Nino -- ENSO -- El Ni˝o

Disaster Preparedness
American Civil Defense Association
American Red Cross - Disaster Services - After a Disaster
American Red Cross - Disaster Services - Be Prepared
American Red Cross - Disaster Services - Individual and Family Disaster Planning
FEMA EMI's Independent Study Program

National Emergency Management Association
Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Association (DERA)
NOAA - Storm Ready
Hazards
HazardNet - Simon Fraser University, Canada. Background information, access to real-time hazard alerts, warnings and forecasts, situation reports, news accounts, GIS and other information.
ESRI FEMA Project Impact Hazard Site - make an online hazard map
Flooding
Coping With Floods - Information For Dealing With Floods - North Dakota State Univ.
Flash Floods & Floods - A NOAA Preparedness Guide
FEMA - National Flood Insurance Program
Flood & Flash Floods - American Red Cross
Fire
National Fire Plan - USDA Forest Service
Fire and Emergency Management

U.S. Forest Service Eastern Area Coordination Center
Firewise - for people who live, vacation, or own vacation homes in fire-prone areas of North America
Wildfire - American Red Cross
Tornado
Twister! - University of Wisconsin
The Tornado Project Online!
Tornado - American Red Cross

Landslides
Puget Sound Landslides
Landslide and Debris Flow (Mudslide) - American Red Cross
Lightning
Lightning Safety Group Recommendations
Colorado Lightning Resource Center
Severe Thunderstorm - American Red Cross
Drought

NOAA Drought Information Center
National Drought Mitigation Center - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
U.S. Drought Monitor Map
Drought Monitor: Current Conditions

Coping With Drought - Information For Dealing With Dry Weather - North Dakota State University
University Drought Sites
Penn State University College of Agriculture Drought Information
Drought Mitigation Information and Water News
Drought: Fact Sheet on Water Conservation - American Red Cross

Heatwave
Heatwave - NOAA
Prevention of Heat-Related Illness
Heatwaves - American Red Cross
Earthquake
The EQE Earthquake Home Preparedness Guide
Earthquake Engineering Research Center
Earthquake - American Red Cross
Hurricane
USA Today Guide to hurricane information
The Caribbean Hurricane Page - Local Reports on Tropical Systems threatening the Caribbean Islands
GoPBI.com Storm Warning Center

Colorado State University - Tropical Meteorology
International Hurricane Center - A State of Florida University System at Florida International University
Hurricane - American Red Cross

Chemical Emergencies
Chemical Emergencies - Red Cross
Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office - U.S. Environmental Protection Administration
Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry-USA
Emergency First Aid Treatment for Sarin - U.S. Environmental Protection Administration

Biological Threats
National Biosecurity Resource Center for Animal Health Emergencies
Facts About Anthrax for Consumers and Livestock Producers - University of Missouri Extension
Anthrax Information and Suggested Precautions - North Dakota State University Extension
Anthrax - Bacteriology at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Anthrax - Centers for Disease Control
Center For Disease Control's PDF Files on Anthrax - Planet PDF
Anthrax - Arnot Ogden Medical Center (New York)
Anthrax - USDA APHIS Veterinary Services
Anthrax as a Biological Weapon - Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
Botulinum as a Biological Weapon - Consensus Statement - Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
Plague as a Biological Weapon - Consensus Statement - Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
Smallpox as a Biological Weapon - Consensus Statement - Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
Ready to Respond - University of Minnesota Extension Resources for Bioterrorism and Agroterrorism
Tularemia as a Biological Weapon - Consensus Statement - Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
PBS Frontline: Plague War - Public Broadcasting System (1998)

Winter Storms
American Red Cross - Disaster Services - Winter Storms
University of Minnesota - Weathering Winter
Disaster Mitigation
Natural Disaster Reference Database - research, programs, results using remote sensing for disaster mitigation
DOE Operation Fresh Start
DOE Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development - Disaster Planning
Subcommittee on Natural Disaster Reduction - National Science & Technology Council
Network of State Hazard Mitigation Officers (NHMO)
Association of State Floodplain Managers
Institute for Business & Home Safety

Emergency Response
American Rescue Team International - ARTI
RESCUE - Training Resource and Guide
FEMA - Urban Search & Rescue Response System
Disaster Recovery
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Assistance
USDA Disaster Assistance
USDA Farm Service Agency Disaster Assistance
US Department of Energy - Sustainable Development
National Hazards Center (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry-USA
American Red Cross
Mennonite Disaster Service

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
DisasterRelief
Action Without Borders
People
David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages
Psychosocial Issues for Children and Families in Disasters
Helping the Helpers - Walter Reed Medical Center - PDF file
Virginia Disaster Stress Intervention
University of South Dakota Disaster Mental Health Institute
Center for Mental Health Services - Emergency Services & Disaster Relief Branch
National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Disaster Response & Recovery: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals - National Center for PTSD
Psychiatric Dimensions of Disaster - American Psychiatric Association
Australasian Journal of Disaster & Trauma Studies - Massey University, New Zealand
Disaster Mental Health - John D. Weaver
Green Cross Projects
Learn CPR

Terrorism
Resources-Helping Children & Families Cope With Terrorism & Disaster - University of Missouri
Restoring Hope in the Wake of Terrorism - University of Minnesota Extension
Aftermath of Attack on America: The Healing Process - University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension
Coping With Disaster: Resources - Cornell Cooperative Extension
Supporting Children Links - Kansas State University
Ready to Respond - University of Minnesota Extension Resources for Bioterrorism and Agroterrorism
Resources for Young People & Families - University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
Resources to Respond to the Tragedy of September 11, 2001 - North Carolina State Univ. Cooperative Extension
Terrorism and Children - Purdue University Extension
Responding to Crisis - USDA CSREES
Red Cross Disaster Counseling Materials

Animals
FEMA Links for Disaster Preparedness/Response for Pets & Domesticated Animals
American Red Cross - Disaster Services - Animal Safety - Pets and Disasters: Get Prepared
American Red Cross--Disaster Services--Earthquake Tips for Barnyard Animal Rescue
American Red Cross--Disaster Services--First Aid For Animals
Animal Management in Disasters
United Animal Nations - Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS)

Plants
Repairing Storm Damage to Trees - Michigan State University Bulletin

Debris
Planning for Disaster Debris - EPA guide with case studies

Additional References
The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet
Dartmouth Flood Observatory
Disasters and Disaster Relief - Michigan Electronic Library
Disaster Finder
Disaster Recovery Journal
Disaster Research Center at The University of Delaware
Emergency.com
Environmental & Societal Impacts Group - National Center for Atmospheric Research
RESCUE - Training Resource and Guide
The Fire Station
National Agricultural Risk Education Library - Univ. of Minnesota Center for Farm Financial Management
National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health - NIOSH
Natural Disaster Reference Database
Natural Hazards Center - University of Colorado, Boulder
Missouri River InfoLink
TORRO The Tornado and Storm Research Organisation
University of Wisconsin-Disaster Management Center
US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
FEMA Disasters of 2002
US Fire Administration - FEMA
US Geological Survey
US Occupational Safety and Health Administration - OSHA
US State & Local Government Gateway - Disasters & Emergencies

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