Additional Emergency Resources
Your Family Disaster Plan
Ready Together New Jersey: A Public Health Guide to Emergency Planning
Easy-to-read booklet helps residents prepare themselves and their families for a health emergency.
Pandemic Flu: Guide to Preparing
From the Livingston Health Department. What you should know, what you can do, contents of an pandemic flu emergency kit, and public health implications.
Essex County Office of Emergency Management
593 Lincoln Avenue, 2nd floor, Orange, NJ 07050, 973-395-2572
Are You Ready? FEMA Citizen Guide to Preparedness
A comprehensive source of individual, family, and community preparedness. Includes print and video about: basic preparedness, natural hazards, technological hazards, terrorism, recovering from a disaster, disaster supplies checklist, and family communications plan.
American Red Cross (National)
American Red Cross (Local)
209 Fairfield Rd, Fairfield, NJ 07004, 973-797-3300
New Jersey Office of Emergency Management
NJ State Police Headquarters, PO Box 706, West Trenton, NJ 08628
Includes: “Plan & Prepare” section highlighting the three basic steps to all-hazards preparedness: “Get a Kit” of emergency supplies, “Make a Plan” for what your family will do during an emergency; and “Stay Informed” of possible threats.
Ready – Prepare, Plan, Stay Informed
Informational sites for citizens, business and kids
September is National Preparedness Month
Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare
National Preparedness Month is a nationwide effort held each September to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses and schools.