Government Resources · Emergency Services

CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response Site
Information on fire safety, anthrax, power outages, ricin, sarin, radiation emergencies, smallpox, etc. Some information is available in Spanish. From the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.
Cincinnati Fire Rescue Department
Site offering an interesting chronological history of the Cincinnati Fire Department, as well as statistics on incidents by year by neighborhood.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Centralized, national site with information on disaster and emergency preparedness.
Firehouse.com
Page of links for information on firefighting, including online live dispatch and 9/11 tragedy resources.
FireSafety.gov
One-stop information resource for residential fire safety and prevention information distributed by the federal government.
Hamilton County Communications Center - 911
Site for Hamilton County’s emergency dispatching division, with statistics and history.
MedlinePlus - Disasters and Emergency Preparedness
Links to family and citizen crisis awareness, coping information, laws, etc.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Provides documents and resources that address emergency preparedness in general.
Ohio Department of Public Safety
Ohio Emergency Management Agency site with useful links to FEMA information on preparedness for natural disasters such as tornadoes, flood, and gas leaks.
Ohio National Guard
Official site of the Ohio National Guard.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Alert Level Status is always posted to provide security advisory on the current threat conditions and appropriate response to those conditions.
U.S. Fire Administration
Resources to assist fire departments and local communities reduce life and economic losses due to fire and related emergencies.