Katrina Aid Today Resources
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United Methodist Committee on Relief
The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is the not-for-profit global humanitarian aid organization of the United Methodist Church. UMCOR is working in more than 80 countries worldwide, including the United States. Their mission is to alleviate human suffering-whether caused by war, conflict or natural disaster, with open hearts and minds to all people.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, FEMA prepares the nation for hazards and manages federal response and recovery efforts following a national incident. FEMA has also issued a hurricane preparedness guide.
The Red Cross Web site has a number of different resources on disaster preparedness.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security Web site contains emergency preparedness information for consumers.
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
MEMA is the state agency under FEMA. The Web site offers useful information regarding hurricanes and preparedness specifically for the state of Mississippi.
Mississippi Department of Transportation
This is a link to the MDOT Web site for evacuation routes and information regarding emergency plans.
Mississippi Department of Human Services
This is a link to the MDHS Division of Aging and Adult Services site. This site offers a listing of a number of services to be utilized by those in need.