Government Resources · Emergency Services

CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response Site
Centers of Disease Control and Prevention site, containing information on fire safety, anthrax, power outages, ricin, sarin, radiation emergencies, smallpox, etc.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Centralized, national site with information on disaster and emergency preparedness.
Fire Department - City of Cincinnati
Official site of the Cincinnati Fire Department, providing helpful prevention and emergency preparedness tips, as well as an interesting chronological history of the Department.
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 (Emergency Preparedness Resources)
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.
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.