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Information and resources about Irma, Harvey, and wildfires

Federal Resources

National Weather Service
http://www.weather.gov/
Official weather site of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Where the weather folks on TV get their information.

National Hurricane Center
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
Also from NOAA. Twice-daily updates from satellite and airplane forays into the storms, this site includes current information and forecasts for hurricanes and tropical storms in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Wildfires
https://www.ready.gov/wildfires
What to do before, during, and after wildfires in your area.

Incident Information System
https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/
InciWeb is an interagency all-risk incident information management system with the most up-to-date information on wildfires burning in the United States.

Federal Emergency Management Agency
https://www.fema.gov/
FEMA helps prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters and emergencies. To be eligible, an area must have been declared a “disaster area” by the local governor. Funds from FEMA can help those who have lost homes, etc., begin to recover.

Recovering from Hurricane Harvey
https://www.usa.gov/hurricane-harvey
The hurricane is gone – now what? Resources on aid, what to watch out for, and mental health help after the disaster.

National Red Cross Contact Loved Ones
http://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/contact-and-locate-loved-ones
The Red Cross can help locate family members separated after natural disaster or emergency.

State Resources

Texas Department of Emergency Management
https://www.dps.texas.gov/dem/
Coordinates the state emergency management program, which is intended to ensure the state and its local governments respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters.

Florida Division Emergency Management
http://www.floridadisaster.org/index.asp
Responding to emergencies, recovering from them, and mitigating their impacts.

Oregon Office of Emergency Management
http://www.oregon.gov/oem/Pages/default.aspx
Coordinates and maintains a statewide emergency services system for emergency and disaster communications.

Montana Disaster and Emergency Services
http://readyandsafe.mt.gov/emergency
The lead agency coordinating comprehensive emergency management for Montana.

Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (California)
http://www.ca.gov/Agencies/Emergency-Services-Governor-s-Office-of
Takes a proactive approach to addressing risks, threats, and vulnerabilities in California.