Federal Agencies - Resources and Contacts

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Emergency Preparedness and Response
National Ag Safety Database

Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Department of Homeland Security
Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery
Environmental Protection Agency

Natural Disasters and Weather Emergencies
National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)
EPA/Oregon State University

National Response Center
Report oil or chemical spills

Safe Drinking Water Hotline
Food and Drug Administration
Emergency Preparedness and Response
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Ready.gov - Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.
Citizen Corps
Disaster Recovery Center Locator
FEMA Regional Contacts
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

Internal Revenue Service
Taxpayer Assistance Centers
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Weather Service (NWS)
Weather Safety

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Emergency Preparedness and Response
Safety and Health Topics

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Cooperative Extension Offices (County Extension)
Farm Service Agency (FSA)
Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
Meat and Poultry Hotline – 1-888-674-6854
National Integrated Pest Management System Centers
National Plant Diagnostic Network
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
Small Business Administration (SBA)

United States Geological Survey (USGS) Natural Hazards Gateway

Multiple Federal Agencies

Disaster Assistance Hotline - 800-621-3362

Your gateway to federal food safety information

Non-Government Organizations - Resources and Contacts

American Red Cross (ARC)

Disaster Assistance Hotline – 1-800-842–2200
Local American Red Cross Chapter Locator

American Veterinary Medical Association

Disaster Preparedness
Saving the Whole Family (pdf)

National Emergency Management Association www.nemaweb.org
National Safety Council www.nsc.org


State Contacts

Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture

The Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture (MSP)

The Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture - a 15- state consortium – has developed various risk-communication materials, agricultural emergency planning templates and exercises for crop, livestock and food emergencies, business continuity strategies to ensure the future viability of agriculture during and after emergencies, and state-to-state networking to ensure efficient and effective responses to any agricultural emergency (both natural and man-made).  

Cooperative Extension - Midwest Region

Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)

Iowa State University Extension
Dealing with Disasters

University of Illinois Extension
Disaster Preparedness Resources

Kansas State Extension
Disaster Education Network

University of Kentucky
Extension Disaster Education Network

Michigan State University Extension

University of Minnesota Extension
Extreme Weather Resources

University of Missouri Extension
Emergencies and Disasters

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Emergency Planning and Preparedness

North Dakota State University Extension Service
Disaster Education

Ohio State University Extension
Emergency Management Planning and Education

Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
Tornado Information

Purdue University
Extension Disaster Education Information

South Dakota State University Extension
Disaster Preparedness Resources for Communities

University of Wisconsin Extension
Disaster Handbook