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American Red Cross www.redcross.org
The American Red Cross provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Emergency assistance may include temporary housing, food, clothing, basic household furnishings, help with health care needs and referrals to other agencies. On this website you can search for the nearest Red Cross location and get information on a number of emergency related supplies that can be purchased directly from this web site.

AvianFlu.gov www.avianflu.gov
Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services, this site provides one-stop access to all U.S. Government avian and pandemic flu information. It contains a tab for state and local planning and response activities

Department of Health and Human Services www.dhhs.gov
This website provides guidance towards families and individuals for preparing for Disasters and emergencies, what to do before and during a disaster, and also how to respond to the disaster once it has occurred.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) www.fema.gov
The FEMA website provides emergency preparedness publications, directions on how to apply for assistance, and also the steps to recover and rebuild after a disaster occurs.

GSA Advantage! www.gsaadvantage.gov
GSA Advantage! provides lists of reliable suppliers to provide various goods and services. GSA Advantage! contains a large variety of Disaster Relief goods and services such as emergency and rescue items, temporary housing and shelter, personal safety and protection, medical supplies, cleanup supplies, building and construction services, food and cooking supplies, energy services, personal care, security and control, vehicles and heavy equipment, and emergency lodging Blanket Purchase Agreements.

GSA Disaster Recovery Purchasing Program www.gsa.gov/disasterrecovery
State and local governments may use GSA Schedule contracts to contact suppliers that are pre-approved and willing to provide products and services before and after a major disaster at a pre-negotiated price.


National Center for Disease Control www.cdc.gov
The National Center for Disease Control website contains a Public Health Emergency Response Guide for state, local and tribal public health directors. This site also provides information concerning Agents, Diseases, and other threats such as bioterrorism emergencies, mass casualties, chemical emergencies, natural disasters and severe weather, radiation emergencies, and recent outbreaks and incidents.


National Guard www.ngb.army.mil
The National Guard performs the role of states’ emergency responders when local resources are overwhelmed during a disaster. The Governor turns to National Guard troops and equipment to work cooperatively with state and local government managers in response to disasters and other emergencies.


National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration www.noaa.gov
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Website provides preparedness guides and other related publications such as information on health issues from the US Office of Personal Management and the Department of Homeland Security. This website also provides information concerning weather watches, warnings, and the latest information on tornadoes, hurricanes, severe thunderstorms, floods, winter storms, marine weather and more.

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PA Department of Health www.dsf.health.state.pa.us
The Pennsylvania Department of Health website offers information such as the Pennsylvania Emergency Preparedness guide, bioterrorism fact sheet, and links to the Office of Public Health Preparedness.

PA Department of Homeland Security PA Pandemic Flu Preparedness www.pandemicflu.state.pa.us
The Pennsylvania Department of Homeland Security’s website contains vital information regarding the current threat levels, the governance structure for emergency preparedness, security tips, common vulnerabilities, and the Pennsylvania counter-terrorism task forces.

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PA Department of Homeland Security PA Pandemic Flu Preparedness www.pandemicflu.state.pa.us
This website presents the state and local government plan of action in the case that a pandemic would occur. It supplies information such as PA agencies working together on the avian flu, the National Strategy for pandemic influenza, the state and local pandemic influenza planning checklist, the federal planning and response activities, general information, and current news and progress in new developments.

PandemicFlu.gov www.pandemicflu.gov
This website contains information for federal, state and local, individual, workplace, school, healthcare, and community planning for the pandemic flu. Information is also provided on monitoring outbreaks, planning and response, and tests, vaccines, medications, and the utilization of masks to prevent the spread of the flu. It includes a PDF file containing PA Influenza Pandemic Response information. http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/lib/health/flu/PandemicFluInfo2005.pdf

Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) www.pema.state.pa.us/pema
The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) website contains many plans, guides and presentations for Hazard mitigations, National Response Plan (emergency support function), Emergency Alert System Operational Plans (EAS), Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES), First Responder Terrorism Guide, and Emergency Preparedness Guide and Survey.

Ready.Gov www.ready.gov
Ready.gov has links for America, businesses, and kids to prepare plans in case of an emergency. It enables you to reach your state or local government to see how you can prepare for events that can happen in your area. If contains links to information and links to topics such what to do during a declared biological emergency, if you become aware of an unusual or suspicious substance nearby, symptoms and hygiene, preparing for floods, etc.

State Emergency Registry of Volunteers (SERVPA) www.servpa.state.pa.us
This website allows people to register if they are interested in volunteering for emergency disaster response efforts.


USAGov www.usa.gov
USA.gov is an easy-to-search, free-access website designed to provide a centralized place to find information from all U.S. local, state, and federal government agency websites. There are about 5 million links to USA.gov which also has a Spanish companion site at www.espanol.gov

US Department of Homeland Security www.dhs.gov
This website provides information concerning many aspects of homeland security. It contains information regarding preparedness and response to natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and other large scale emergencies. There are many activities and programs for preparedness and response from NRP, FEMA, and other organizations. There is also information about committees and working groups that can assist those in need after an emergency occurs.


Supplies and Surplus Supplies and Surplus (other than vehicles) - Our State Surplus Property Program offers state-owned equipment and supplies for sale to the general public, either through our Distribution Center in Harrisburg, at special sales held periodically throughout the state, our online auctions with Asset Auctions, or through eBay. We also offer bid sales for municipalities on heavy equipment and annual contract bids for vendors on recyclable materials.

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