Disaster Preparedness Resources

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American Red Cross

  • Telephone: 1.866.GET.INFO (1.866.438.4636).
  • The American Red Cross provides a preparedness guide for persons with disabilitiesDisaster in the wake of Katrina


Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Resources for People interested in entering the Disaster Preparedness and Recovery field

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National Hurricane Center

Mississipppi Emergency Hotline 2-1-1, the state's emergency hotline, will be dedicated to running the hurricane recovery effort. 2-1-1 will have information on processing large donations, volunteering and shelter information. Please dial 211 if you would like to ship large donations.

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency

For information on Mississippi disaster preparedness, evacuations, and donations, please visit www.msema.org.

Public Information Line: 866.519.MEMA.
Telephone: 1.800.222.MEMA (1.800.222.6362)