Disaster Resources


Virginia Resources

Ready Virginia
http://www.ready.virginia.gov/
Disaster Preparedness for Businesses: http://www.ready.virginia.gov/readyvirginia/makeaplan/business
Disaster Preparedness Brochures to download: http://www.ready.virginia.gov/content/brochures-available-online

Virginia Department of Emergency Management
http://www.vaemergency.com/

VDH expands call center to handle H1N1 inquiries | August 26, 2009

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
http://www.deq.virginia.gov/
Disaster Preparedness for Small and Medium Businesses - http://www.deq.virginia.gov/osba/vacan/pdf/31AUG06EmergPlanng.pdf

211 Virginia
Free access to community and statewide services http://www.211virginia.org/211provider/consumer/index211.do
or dial 2-1-1 for toll free service

Supreme Court of Virginia Pandemic Flu Preparedness Commission
http://www.courts.state.va.us/programs/pfp/home.html
Pandemic Influenza Bench Book for Virginia's Judicial System http://www.courts.state.va.us/programs/pfp/benchbook.pdf

 

VSB Resources

Planning Ahead: Protecting Your Clients' Interests in the Event of Your Disability or Death brochure
http://www.vsb.org/site/publications/planning-ahead

Independent Risk Manager for the Virginia State Bar
http://www.vsb.org/site/members/your-risk-manager/

VSB Young Lawyers Conference
http://www.vsb.org/site/conferences/ylc/

Emergency Legal Services - This VSB Young Lawyers Conference committee, in conjunction with VBA-YLD, has developed and implemented a statewide Emergency Legal Services Response Plan, which includes training volunteers and working with other bar organizations to establish communication plans in the event of natural disasters and other declared emergencies. http://www.vsb.org/site/conferences/ylc/view/emergency-legal-services

 

Federal Resources

Federal Emergency Management Agency
1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
http://www.fema.gov

Federal Disaster Assistance Process for Individuals
1-800-462-7585
http://www.fema.gov/about/process

Disaster Distress - SAMHSA
1-800-985-5990
http://disasterdistress.samhsa.gov/

Department of Homeland Security
202-282-8000
http://www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/

Government Benefits Search
1-800-333-4636
http://www.govbenefits.gov

Administration on Aging
202-619-0724

http://www.aoa.gov/aoaroot/Preparedness/Resources_Network/pdf/Toolkit_2_Disaster_Preparedness.pdf

http://www.aoa.gov/aoaroot/Preparedness/Resources_Network/pdf/Attachment_1356.pdf

http://www.aoa.gov/aoaroot/Preparedness/Resources_Network/pdf/Attachment_1357.pdf


Dept. of Health and Human Services
1-877-696-6775
http://www.childwelfare.gov/management/disaster_preparedness/

Center for Disease Control
1-888-246-2675
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/index.asp

Small Business Administration
1-800-659-2955

 

Other Bar Resources

American Bar Association
Information & Resources to Assist Lawyers Practice
http://www.americanbar.org/groups/bar_services/resources/disasterrec.html

National Disaster Legal Aid
http://www.disasterlegalaid.org/

South Carolina Bar
Practice Management | Disaster and Emergency Preparedness
http://www.scbar.org/MemberResources/PracticeManagementPMAP/OfficeManagement/Prepare.aspx

New Hampshire Bar Association
Bar News - July 6, 2007 - Law Practice Management: DISASTER! Best Practices in Planning for the Worst
http://www.nhbar.org/publications/archives/display-news-issue.asp?id=3915

 

Non-Profit Agencies

American Red Cross
1-800-HELP-NOW
http://www.redcross.org

Salvation Army
1-800-SAL-ARMY
http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/www_usn.nsf

Missing Persons Registries
1-866-GET-INFO
http://www.satern.org

United Way
1-800-833-5948
http://national.unitedway.org/

 

Other

Pace Law School
Responding to Public Health Emergencies: Resources
http://www.library.law.pace.edu/research/public_health_emergencies4.html

 

 


 

 

Updated: Nov 13, 2012