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September is National Preparedness Month

Check out the Library's
Suggested Materials and Websites


The Disaster Experts: Mastering Risk in Modern America
by Scott G. Knowles

An Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation
by Robert McCreight

Managing Disasters through Public-Private Partnerships
by Ami J. Abou-Bakr

Public Health Management of Disasters: the Practice Guide
by Linda Y. Landesman


Oakland County Homeland Security Division
The Division assists Oakland County cities, townships and villages through a coordination of logistics support during emergency operations, with an emphasis on hazard preparedness, homeland security, and first responder training.

America'sPrepareAthon! Be Smart. Take Part. Prepare
America's PrepareAthon! website is the gateway for individuals, organizations, and communities interested in participating in this national preparedness initiative.

American Red Cross – Southeastern Michigan Regional Chapter
The Southeastern Michigan Red Cross plays a key role during crisis situations, providing a network of emergency response services. Refer to this website if you need services or wish to volunteer.