Associations

This section contains an ever-growing library of associations in a variety of subject areas. Use the links below to go to your area of interest. (Note: This list does not imply endorsement by VDEM and is subject to change. All links to associations will open in a new window.)


Government

 

Federal Government

Disaster Recovery Working Group

DisasterAssistance.gov

Federal Emergency Management Agency

NIMS: National Incident Management System

NIC: National Incident Management System (NIMS) Integration Center

National Response Framework Resource Center

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Department of Homeland Security

Ready.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Weather Service

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Small Business Administration

Internal Revenue Service

 

State Government 

Official Site of the Governor of Virginia

Commonwealth of Virginia

Ready Virginia

Listo Virginia

Office of Commonwealth Preparedness

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Virginia Department of Health

Virginia Department of Transportation

Virginia Department of Fire Programs

Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

Virginia State Police

Virginia Fusion Center

Virginia Capitol Police

Virginia Department of Forestry

Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Virginia Department of Business Assistance

Virginia Defense Force

 

Local Government (Emergency Management)

Accomack County

Albemarle County

City of Alexandria

Alleghany County

Amelia County

Amherst County

Appomattox County

Arlington County

Augusta County

Bath County

City of Bedford

Bland County

Botetourt County

Bedford County

City of Bristol

Brunswick County

Buchanan County

City of Buena Vista

Campbell County

Caroline County

Charles City County

Charlotte County

City of Charlottesville

City of Chesapeake

Chesterfield County

Town of Chincoteague

Town of Christiansburg

Clarke County

Town of Clifton Forge

City of Colonial Heights

City of Covington

Culpeper County

Cumberland County

City of Danville

Dickenson County

Dinwiddie County

City of Emporia

Essex County

City of Fairfax

Fairfax County

City of Falls Church

Town of Farmville

Fauquier County

Floyd County

Fluvanna County

City of Franklin

Franklin County

Frederick County

City of Fredericksburg

City of Galax

Giles County

Gloucester County

Goochland County

Grayson County

Greene County

Greensville County

Halifax County

City of Hampton

Hanover County

City of Harrisonburg

Henrico County

Henry County

City of Hopewell

Isle of Wight County

James City County

King George County

King William County

Lancaster County

City of Lexington

Loudoun County

Louisa County

Town of Luray

City of Lynchburg

Madison County

City of Manassas

City of Manassas Park

City of Martinsville

Mathews County

Middlesex County

Montgomery County

Nelson County

New Kent County

City of Newport News

City of Norfolk

Northampton County

Northumberland County

City of Norton

Nottoway County

Orange County

Page County

Patrick County

Peninsula Local Emergency Planning Committee

City of Petersburg

Pittsylvania County

City of Poquoson

City of Portsmouth

Powhatan County

Prince Edward County

Prince George County

Prince William County

Pulaski County

City of Radford

City of Richmond

Richmond County

City of Roanoke

Roanoke County

Rockbridge County

Rockingham County

City of Salem

Scott County

Shenandoah County

Smyth County

Southampton County

Town of South Boston

Spotsylvania County

Stafford County

City of Staunton

City of Suffolk

Sussex County

Tazewell County

Town of Vinton

City of Virginia Beach

Warren County

Washington County

City of Waynesboro

Westmoreland County

City of Williamsburg

City of Winchester

Wise County

Wythe County

York County


Nonprofits & Professional Associations

 

American Red Cross

America’s Second Harvest

Council for Excellence in Government: What’s Your RQ?

International Association of Emergency Managers

National Crime Prevention Council

National Emergency Management Association

National Fire Protection Association

National Organization on Disability

Prepare Hampton Roads

Salvation Army

United Way

USAonwatch

Virginia Association of Counties

Virginia Association of Hazardous Materials Response Specialists

Virginia Blood Services

Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Virginia Crime Prevention Association

Virginia Emergency Management Association

Virginia Fire Chiefs Association

Virginia Municipal League

Virginia Public Safety Foundation


Weather

 

National Weather Service

NWS/FEMA/Red Cross Brochures

Aviation Weather Center

NWS Real-time Radar

National Hurricane Center

Storm Prediction Center

The Weather Channel — Virginia

Weather Underground –Virginia

Intellicast — Virginia Radar Loop/Map

Virginia State Climatology Office

Mid Atlantic Coastal Water Temperatures

Portsmouth Weather Records Service

USGS Drought Watch

Integrated Flood Observing and Warning System (IFLOWS) Rain Data

Storm Display

 

Hurricanes

National Hurricane Center

FEMA: Hurricane Preparedness Fact Sheets

American Red Cross: Hurricane Preparedness

OSHA: Hurricane Recovery Operations

 

Tornadoes

 

FEMA: Tornado FAQ

FEMA: Protecting Your Home from Tornado Damage

FEMA: Protecting Your Business from Tornado Damage

FEMA: Tornado Saferooms

NWS: Tornado Preparedness Tips for School Administrators

American Red Cross: Tornado Preparedness

Weather Channel: Tornado Information page

 

Winter Weather

American Red Cross: Winter Storm Preparedness

Weather Channel: Winter Weather Safety

NWS: Winter Weather Tip Sheet

NWS: Wind Chill Information

NWS: Wind Chill FAQ

VDOT: Winter Weather Driving Tips

Princeton University: Outdoor Action Guide to Hypothermia and Cold Weather Injuries

 

Floods and Flash Floods

NWS: Turn Around, Don’t Drown

 

Thunderstorms/Lightning

NWS: Lightning Kills, Play It Safe

National Lightning Safety Institute FEMA: Thunderstorms – Are You Ready?

Struckbylightning.org


Emergency Management Agencies by State

 

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

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