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To obtain the following publications, visit FEMA online at www.fema.gov/library or by calling FEMA's Distribution Center at 1-800-480-2520.  FEMA can be reached via mail at Federal Emergency Management Agency, P.O. Box 2012, Jessup, MD 20794-2012.  Local emergency management offices are also good sources for emergency management publications.  

 

This is FEMA (L-135).  Provides an overview of FEMA.

 

Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness (H-34).

 

Emergency Preparedness Checklist (L-154).  Provides a checklist of suggested disaster preparedness steps and activities.  Also available in Spanish.

 

Preparing for Emergencies: A Checklist, for People with Mobility Problems (L-154M).  Provides information specific to people with limited mobility including children, people with disabilities, and the elderly.

 

Your Family Disaster Supplies Kit (L-189).  Provides a checklist of emergency supplies that should be kept in the home and contained in a Disaster Supplies Kit.  Also available in Spanish.

 

Your Family Disaster Plan (L-191).  Provides guidelines and instructions to help families develop a disaster plan.  Also available in Spanish.

 

Emergency Food and Water Supplies (L-210).  Explains how to choose food for an emergency kit, emergency cooking, water purification, where to locate emergency water, and how to store emergency food and water supplies in the home.

 

Helping Children Cope with Disaster (L-196).  Provides information on how to prep children prior to disaster and how to lessen the emotional effects of disaster.  Also available in Spanish.

 

Disaster Preparedness Coloring Book (FEMA-243).  For ages 3-10.  Also available in Spanish.
Adventures of the Disaster Dudes (FEMA-242).  Includes a video and presenters guide for use by an adult with children ages 9-11.

 

Before Disaster Strikes (FEMA-291).  Contains information on how to make sure you are financially prepared to deal with a natural disaster.  Also available in Spanish.

 

After Disaster Strikes (FEMA-292).  Contains information on how to recover financially from a natural disaster.  Also available in Spanish.

 

Emergency Management Guide for Business and Industry (FEMA-141).

 

When Disaster Strikes... (L-217).  Provides information on donations and volunteer organizations.

 

The Adventures of Julia and Robbie:  The Disaster Twins (FEMA-344).  A collection of disaster related stories.  Includes information on preparedness and how to mitigate against disasters.

 

FEMA for Kids (L-229).  Provides information about what FEMA (specifically FEMA.gov) has to offer children.

 

After a Flood: The First Steps (L-198).  Information for homeowners on preparedness, safety and recovery from a flood.

 

Community Shelter (FEMA-361).  Contains guidance for constructing mass shelters for public refuge in schools, hospitals and other places of assembly. 

 

Homeowner's Guide to Retrofitting: Six Ways to Protect Your House from Flooding (L-235).  A brochure about obtaining information on how to protect your home from flooding.

 

Homeowner's Guide to Retrofitting: Six Ways to Protect Your House from Flooding (FEMA-312).  A detailed manual on how to protect your home from flooding.

 

Taking Shelter from the Storm: Building a Safe Room Inside Your House (L-233).  This brochure provides details about obtaining information on how to build a Wind Safe Room to withstand tornado, hurricane and other high winds.

 

Taking Shelter from the Storm: Building a Safe Room Inside Your House (FEMA-320).  This manual provides detailed information on how to build a Wind Safe Room to withstand tornado, hurricane and other high winds.

 

Tornado Fact Sheet (L-148).  Provides safety tips for before, during and after a tornado.

 

Against the Wind: Protecting Your Home from Hurricane and Wind Damage (FEMA-247). 

 

Avoiding Earthquake Damage: A Checklist for Homeowners. Safety tips for before, during and after an earthquake.

 

Preparedness in High-Rise Buildings (FEMA-76).  Earthquake safety tips for high-rise dwellers.

 

Learning to Live in Earthquake Country: Preparedness in Apartments and Mobile Homes (L-143).  Safety tips on earthquake preparation for residents of apartments and mobile homes.

 

Family Earthquake Safety Home Hazard Hunt and Drill (FEMA-113).  How to identify home hazards; how to conduct earthquake drills.

 

Wildfire: Are You Prepared? (L-203).  Wildfire safety tips, preparedness and mitigation techniques.

 

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