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Emergency Preparedness Program

Brought to You By Your Marine Corps Emergency Management Team

The below resources are provided as a service to inform you of additional information and services that may help you, your family, and neighbors prepare for and recover from and emergency.

Disaster Relief

American Red Cross
  • Discover Disaster relief services and locate shelters.
  • List yourself Safe and Well or search for family and friends after a disaster.
Navy Marine Corps Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS)
  • The  Marine Corps-Marine Corps Relief Society can provide interest-free loans or grants to help with emergency needs.

Preparedness Info

Are You Ready?
  • Find comprehensive online and downloadable resources on individual, family and community preparedness.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • "Plan and Prepare” site offers information on the range of natural and manmade disasters and guidance for protecting your family and property.
  • The U.S Department of Homeland Defense's campaign to educate and empower Americans to prepare for emergencies, including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks, features information and downloadable publications and checklists.

Health-Related Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the principal federal agency for protecting the health and safety of all Americans
Flu Information
  • A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site with information on the various types and outbreaks of influenza.
  • In case of an emergency, TRICARE will provide up-to-date, critical information on TRICARE and Department of Defense-related matters that affect health benefits.
World Health Organization
  • Find resources for epidemic alert and response issues. 

Traveling or Living Abroad

Armed Forces Radio and Television Services
  • The American Forces Network Broadcast Center is the sole programming source for overseas military radio and television outlets serving American service men and women, Department of Defense civilians, and their families stationed in 177 countries and U.S. territories. You can look up local affiliates by selecting your country from the dropdown menu.
Emergency Services to U.S. Citizens Abroad
  • Provides links to contacts and information if you get into trouble or encounter crisis or disaster.
The State Department’s Travel.State.Gov website
  • Provides a wealth of resources. Select International Travel for U.S. Citizens.

Set your own course through any hazard: stay informed, make a plan, build a kit.
Live Ready Marine Corps.

Department of Defense website

Ready.gov website

NOAA website

CDC website