General Assistance Resources
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Flash Flooding Safety
Most years, flash flooding kills more people than any other type of severe weather. Learn how to stay safe. Watch video...
Have a Plan to Deal with Summer Heat
Missouri's heat and humidity can put people at risk this summer. Take steps to keep your family from becoming vulnerable to Missouri's summer heat. Read more...
Missourians, particularly those in and near the New Madrid Seismic Zone, should prepare and know what to do in the event of an earthquake. Read more...
Be Ready For Tornadoes and Flash Flooding
Missouri StormAware videos show you how to prepare for and respond to tornadoes and severe weather, and sign up for weather alerts. View the website...
- September 2014 - National Preparedness Month
If a disaster were to strike tomorrow, would you be ready? Learn how to "Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare" at: http://www.community.fema.gov/connect.ti/cfghome/grouphome.
- Oct. 16, 2014 - Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill
At 10:16 a.m., hundreds of thousands of Missourians will "Drop, Cover and Hold On" just as they would in the event of a real earthquake. For more information and to register, visit: http://www.shakeout.org/centralus/.
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Contact Your Local Emergency Management Agency
Your county or municipal emergency management director is the best source of information on local conditions and programs, along with assistance that may be available due to a recent federal disaster declaration.