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Outcome Logic researched the internet looking to identify the most useful, and most reputable, organizations that can be considered as subject matter experts (SME’s) in the Emergency and Public Safety Preparedness arena.  The listing grouped into 3 distinct categories:


  1. Government Departments & Organizations
    Source for policy perspectives and general guidance
  2. Non-Government and Non-Profit Organizations
    Practical and localized guidance
  3. Academic Organizations and Centers
    Latest in relevant research


This list is not “all-inclusive,” however it does represent a reasonable baseline to help ensure accuracy, relevancy and timeliness of information and resources, while also providing appropriate sources for SAFE users to conduct their own additional research.


These links are provided as a service, and do not imply any specific relationship with Outcome Logic. As such, Outcome Logic does not warrant any information contained within these sites. 

Links to helpful US Government websites:
  US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)   CDC is the source for credible health information and is the official Web Portal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  CDC is responsible for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response.
  US Department of Education   The Official Web Portal of the Department of Education for information that can help school leaders plan for any emergency, including natural disasters, violent incidents and terrorist acts. 
  U.S. Department of Homeland Security   The Official Web Portal of the US DHS.
  Department of Homeland Security
- Disaster Assistance
  This is the DHS site used to apply for Disaster Assistance and Relief.
  Department of Homeland Security
- National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS)
  The Official Web Portal for NTAS Alerts.  The NTAS Alert system's goal is to more effectively communicate information about terrorist threats by providing timely, detailed information to the public, government agencies, first responders, airports and other transportation hubs, and the private sector.
  US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)   The Official Web Portal of the HHS.  HHS promotes preparedness and prevention related to public health.
  US Department of the Interior
- US Geological Survey (USGS)
  This Official Web Portal of the USGS's Earthquake Hazards Program.  The goal of the program is to reduce earthquake hazard in the United States.

1. US Department of Labor- Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
2. OSHA at a glance

  Congress created OSHA to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
  US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)   The Official Web Portal of the US EPA.  The EPA develops, implements and coordinates preparations for chemical and other emergencies.
  US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)   The Official Web Portal of FEMA.  FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
  Federal Emergency Management Agency - Citizen Corps.
-  Individual and Community Preparedness Division
  The National Office of Citizen Corps - Official FEMA site for Emergency Preparedness information.
  US Federal Emergency Management Agency
- Emergency Preparedness site
  The Official Web Portal to Ready America, Ready Business & Ready Kids.  Provides guidance to plan and prepare for an emergency.
  US Federal Emergency Management Agency
- US Fire Adminstration
  The mission of the USFA is to provide national leadership to foster a solid foundation for our fire and emergency services stakeholders in prevention, preparedness, and response.
  US Federal Government   The Official Web Portal of the US Federal Government
  US Federal Government, Spanish language.   The official web portal for the U.S. Government en español
  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   The Official Web Portal of NOAA - Office of Climate, Water & Weather Services.

1. USA Freedom Corp.
- Corporation for National and Community Service.

2. htpp://www.serve.gov

  Serve.gov is the online resource for finding volunteer opportunities in your community, and for creating your own.
Links to helpful Non-Government or Non-Profit websites:
  American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)   This is the Official Web Portal of the AARP.  The AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives.
  American Medical Association (AMA)   The Official Web Portal of the AMA.  The mission of the AMA is to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.
  The American Red Cross (ARC)   The American Red Cross helps prepare communities for emergencies and keep people safe every day.
  The Boy Scouts of America   The Boy Scouts of America provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.
  The Girl Scouts of America   The mission of the Girl Scouts is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
  The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)   The Humane Society of the United States is the nation's largest animal protection organization, backed by 11 million Americans, and works to reduce suffering and improve the lives of all animals.
  The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IIBHS)   The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety’s mission is to conduct objective, scientific research to identify and promote effective actions that strengthen homes, businesses, and communities against natural disasters and other causes of loss.
  The National Disaster Education Coalition (NDEC)   The goal of the NDEC is to formulate information and advise the public about how to prepare and respond appropriately to natural and human-caused disasters.
  National Safety Council   The National Safety Council saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through leadership, research, education and advocacy.
  National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)   The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
  Operation Hope   America's leading provider of tools and services for economic empowerment in underserved communities
  Points of Light Institute
- Volunteer Center National Network
  Points of Light Institute embraces service and civic engagement as fundamental to a purposeful life and essential to a healthy world.  Coordination of unaffiliated volunteers during a disaster.
  Safe Kids USA (merged/absorbed the Home Safety Council)   Safe Kids Worldwide is solely dedicated to the prevention of accidental injuries to children ages 0-14. Most Home Safety Council programs will consolidate within the Safe Kids USA organization.
  USA on Watch (Neighborhood Watch Program - National Sheriff's Association)   The Neighborhood Watch Program allow citizens to help in the fight against crime, and also fosters an environment for communities to bond through service.
Links to helpful Academic Websites:
  University of California, Irvine
- Center for Disaster Medical Sciences (CDMS)
  The Official Web Portal of CDMS.  The goal of CDMS is saving lives and mitigating suffering at home and abroad.
  University of California, Irvine
- Center for Unconventional Security Affairs (CUSA)
  The Official Web Portal of CUSA.  CUSA is striving to meet the human and environmental security challenges of the 21st century.