As we have all experienced in the last few years, natural disasters are a part of living within the State of Colorado.
No matter where you live within the state, fires, floods, tornados and massive blizzards are a part of life that we all need to prepare for. Don’t wait until smoke is hanging the air before you start preparing your emergency plan. Everyone needs a plan, whether you have a family of 20 or it is just you and a pet. The links provided below will take you to information we have gathered as a way to start your preparedness to handle natural disasters before, during and after they occur.
Military OneSource is the central point of contact for distribution of information and referral services for Service Members, select Department of Defense civilians and their families. Following the declaration of a crisis or disaster situation, we will provide current information and access to services and resources to assist in preparation or recovery. Visit the resources, tools and articles on the Military OneSource website to learn how to prepare and recover from a crisis or disaster situation. Click here for more information. Military OneSource also has products that you can order (for free) or that are downloadable that pertain to the topic of ‘disaster resources’. To see what is available, click here.
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The Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bathesda, Maryland has published multiple resources. Below are three published articles. For more information, you can visit their website at http://www.centerforthestudyoftraumaticstress.org/
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