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1. Federal agencies

The FEMA, Federal Emergency Management Agency, is a governemental agency that helps americans face disaster. The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation.

In a quest for efficiency, the FEMA holds agencies in every 50 states of the United States. These agencies are responsible for organizing rescuing, evacuation plan in case of crisis. It is, then, essential you know and enforce the decisions of US local authorities.

In order to know these informations, please visit the website of the FEMA of your state:

2. Local shelters

In case of crisis, shelters will open in every damaged states. List of shelters that will be opened can not be known in advance. That’s why it is necessary to visit the website of the FEMA of your state in case of crisis to familiarize yourself with the list.

In the situation where you are unable to use Internet. Instructions regarding evacuation and shelter information for residents and visitors will be broadcast widely by radio and television stations. A shelter information telephone number would also be broadcast at that time.

As a reminder, in case of crisis it is recquired that you know and enforce the decisions of US local authorities.

If you need more informations, we advise you to visit the website of the American Red Cross, by clicking here.

Last modified on 07/07/2016

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