Updated on 3/22:
Some more recent sources are on my other website: www.recoverydiva.com on the Personal Preparedness page.
Special thanks to Blake Stevens and his mom, for their work with the Boy Scouts on preparedness. Blake provided this citation: Disaster Preparedness on a Budget.
- Faith Based Resources
- University of So. California (2012). Faithful Action: Working with Religious Groups in Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery. Useful handbook, 112 pages.
- Harvard Univ. (2006). Mapping your Community’s Faith Based Assets. Excellent general guidance.
- Urban Institute (2008). Role of Faith Based Organizations in Post- Hurricane Human Service Relief Efforts (10 pages).
- Church Emergency Preparedness Resources.
- Secure Community Network – for Jewish institutions
- General template for churches. From the Community Council of St. Charles County, MO.
- FEMA (2013). Course (Self Study) on Preparing for Mass Casualties.
Some additional examples:
- Resources for Mosques and Institutional Security.
- Anti-Defamation League: Protecting Your Jewish Institution. [Note this document is 120 pages.
- For personal preparedness, check out Ready.gov and the American Red Cross sites. Also Angie’s List offers a list of items, with nice illustrations.