Suggested resources and recommended reading for understanding homeland security and emergency management
Disaster Warning and Information
- Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System
- Global Disaster Map
- Global Disaster Watch
- Hurricane Questions and Answers
- Warnings and Forecasts
- Naval Maritime Forecast Center (NMFC-PH) – Pearl Harbor, HI
- National Weather Service, Honolulu Office
- National Weather Service
- American Red Cross
- Hawaii State Civil Defense
- Joint Typhoon Warning Center
- Pacific Disaster Center
Social Conditions and Atmospherics
- Famine Early Warnings Network
- Food & Agriculture Organization of the UN
- Oxfam International
- Population Resource Center
- Reuters AlertNet
- The Disaster Center
- United Nations – Human Rights
- USAID Food for Peace Program
- Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflicts
- Meet with someone in person at a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC).
- Find a hotel participating in the Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) Program.
- Find rental properties identified by federal agencies.
- Disaster Distress Helpline 24/7, toll-free at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746(standard text message rates apply).
- FEMA Public Assistance Program, assistance to states, local and tribal communities.