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State Emergency Preparedness

The following are State Emergency Preparedness/Management websites. Some States have developed specific sites or links for assistance or disaster preparedness guides for seniors, those with special needs and their families. We have included some helpful examples, and we will update this site as more become available.

Alabama
http://ema.alabama.gov/
Alabama Connect http://www.alabamaconnect.gov/ema.aspx

Alaska

Arizona
http://www.dem.azdema.gov/
Special Needs Populations Planning http://www.dem.azdema.gov/preparedness/planning/specneeds.html

California
http://www.oes.ca.gov/
California Department for Aging Disaster Preparedness http://www.aging.ca.gov/ProgramsProviders/AAA/Disaster_Preparedness/

Colorado
http://www.dola.state.co.us/dem/index.html

Connecticut
http://www.ct.gov/demhs/site/default.asp
CT Senior Centers Contact List http://www.ct.gov/demhs/cwp/view.asp?A=1928&Q=386818

D.C.
http://hsema.dc.gov/page/emergency-preparedness
72 Hours.dc
http://eic.dc.gov/eic/site/default.asp?eicNav_GID=1552

Delaware
http://www.dema.delaware.gov/
Delaware Citizen Corps http://www.delawarecitizencorps.org/

Florida
http://www.floridadisaster.org/index.asp
Florida Department of Elder Affairs Disaster Preparedness http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/english/disaster.php

Georgia
http://www.gema.state.ga.us/
People With Disabilities and Other Special Needs http://www.gema.ga.gov/ohsgemaweb.nsf/1b4bb75d6ce841c88525711100558b9d/55fa042d85fa8821852571da0053f0cc?OpenDocument

Guam
http://dphss.guam.gov/content/public-health-emergency-preparedness-program

Hawaii
http://www.scd.hawaii.gov/
Special Needs Information http://www.scd.hawaii.gov/sp_needs.html

Idaho
http://www.bhs.idaho.gov/Default.aspx
Preparedness http://www.bhs.idaho.gov/Pages/Preparedness.aspx

Illinois
http://www.ready.illinois.gov/
Functional Needs
http://www.illinois.gov/ready/plan/Pages/FunctionalNeeds.aspx

Iowa
http://www.iowahomelandsecurity.org/
Iowa Department of Elder Affairs (Floods 2008) http://www.state.ia.us/elderaffairs/

Indiana
http://www.in.gov/dhs/
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response
http://www.in.gov/isdh/17855.htm

Kansas
http://www.ksready.gov/

Kentucky
http://www.kyem.ky.gov/

Louisiana
LA Department of Social Services 2008 Hurricane Information Center http://www.dss.state.la.us/
Emergency.Louisiana http://emergency.louisiana.gov/
Get a Game Plan http://www.getagameplan.org/

Maine
http://www.maine.gov/mema/
Maine Prepares http://www.maine.gov/mema/prepare/

Maryland
http://www.mema.state.md.us/Pages/homePreparedness_thunderlightning.aspx
Special Needs
http://mema.maryland.gov/prepared/Pages/SpecialNeeds.aspx

Massachusetts
http://www.mass.gov/portal/health-safety/emergencies/

Michigan
http://www.michigan.gov/michiganprepares
Keep Persons with Special Needs Safe http://www.michigan.gov/michiganprepares/0,1607,7-232-42659_42661_42935---,00.html

Minnesota
http://www.hsem.state.mn.us/
Minnesota Board on Aging Disaster Planning
http://www.mnaging.org/en/Advisor/DisasterPlanningBirdFlu.aspx

Mississippi
http://www.msema.org/

Missouri
http://sema.dps.mo.gov
Seniors and Special Needs
http://www.dhss.mo.gov/emergencies/ert/index.php

Montana
http://dma.mt.gov/des/

Northern Marianas
http://www.cnmiemo.gov.mp/

Nebraska
http://www.nema.ne.gov/

New Jersey
http://www.ready.nj.gov/
Resources and Links for Individuals with Disabilities and Special Needs http://www.ready.nj.gov/plan/special-needs.html

New York
http://www.semo.state.ny.us/
Be Prepared Brochure http://www.semo.state.ny.us/uploads/2008_Be_Prepared.pdf

North Carolina
http://www.nccrimecontrol.org/Index2.cfm?a=000003,000010
North Carolina Division on Aging Preparedness http://www.ncdhhs.gov/aging/disaster.htm

North Dakota
http://www.nd.gov/des/

Ohio
http://www.ema.ohio.gov/ema.asp
Ohio Department on Aging Family Preparedness

Oklahoma
http://www.ok.gov/OEM/

Pennsylvania
http://www.pema.state.pa.us/
PA Emergency Preparedness Guide
http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=333&q=234776

Puerto Rico

http://www2.pr.gov/Directorios/Pages/L%c3%adneasdeAyudaparaEmergencias.aspx

Rhode Island
http://www.riema.ri.gov/

South Carolina
http://www.scemd.org/
Emergency Preparation for Citizens With Disabilities and Other Special Needs
http://www.scemd.org/Library/SpecialNeeds.html

South Dakota
breadysd http://www.breadysd.com/

Tennessee
http://www.tnema.org/

Texas
http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/
Information for the Public http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/preparedness/e-prep_public.shtm

Utah
http://publicsafety.utah.gov/emergencymanagement/index.html
Utah Special Needs Registry
http://www.specialneedsutah.org/whattodo.php

Vermont
http://healthvermont.gov/e_ready.aspx
E-Ready Resources for Families
http://healthvermont.gov/emerg/E-ReadyFamily.aspx

Virginia
Disaster Preparedness for Seniors http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/oep/

Washington
http://www.emd.wa.gov/
Preparedness http://www.emd.wa.gov/preparedness/prep_index.shtml

West Virginia
http://www.wv.gov/residents/Pages/safety.aspx

Wisconsin
http://emergencymanagement.wi.gov/

Wyoming
http://wyohomelandsecurity.state.wy.us/




Last Modified: 12/31/1600