SEA Region Disaster Information Resources
Federal Agency Resources
Health and Human Services (HHS) emPOWER Map 3.0
Provides every public health official, emergency manager, hospital, first responder, electric company, and community member the power to discover the electricity-dependent Medicare population in their state, territory, county, and ZIP Code.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response (ASPR)
Created in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, this federal organization was created to lead the nation in preventing, preparing for, and responding to the adverse health effects of public health emergencies and disasters. The website includes an update list of resources for the latest natural disaster, as well as printable guides such as:
- After the Flood: Mold-Specific Resources (PDF)
- Hurricane Resources at Your Fingertips (PDF)
- Tips for Retaining and Caring for Staff after a Disaster (PDF)
- Topic Collection: Continuity of Operations (COOP) / Business Continuity Planning
- Topic Collection: Healthcare Facility Evacuation/Sheltering
- Topic Collection: Hurricane Resources
- Topic Collection: Recovery Planning
- Topic Collection: Utility Failures (e.g. blackouts, portable water)
There is also a list of official social media accounts for areas being affected by a natural disaster.
National Weather Service - Weather Prediction Center
Up-to-the-minute forecast information
Ready is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to promote preparedness through public involvement. Available in multiple languages.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Flooding
Follow the instructions provided by the EPA on this site to avoid illness and injury during and after a flood. Also included are suggestions for communities, companies, and water facilities on preparing for flooding. The page is also available in Spanish.
Find educational material and PSA information on:
Agencies and Organizations
Healthcare Ready RX Open
Helps patients find nearby open pharmacies in areas impacted by disaster.
Humanity Road - Situation Reports
Provides updated information and resources due to disasters.
FEMA Happening Now Twitter Feed
For the latest up-to-date information, check the FEMA twitter feed.