SENS - Safety Resources
Center for Safe Communities & Schools (CSCS): CSCS serves as a central location for school safety information and provides schools with research, training, and technical assistance to reduce youth violence and promote safety in the state of Texas.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: This site is intended to increase the nation's ability to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies.
Emergency Alert System (EAS): The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a national public warning system that requires broadcasters, cable television systems, wireless cable systems, satellite digital audio radio service (SDARS) providers and direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service providers to provide the communications capability to the President to address the American public during a National emergency. The system also may be used by state and local authorities to deliver important emergency information such as AMBER alerts and weather information targeted to a specific area.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): FEMA is the Agency of the US government tasked with Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response & Recovery planning.
Homeland Security, State of Texas: The state's official homeland security website.
Homeland Security, US Department of: The nation's official Homeland Security Advisory System web page. Find out what the current threat level is for the nation and learn about what you can do to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
National Weather Service (NWS): Find your NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) station for your county at this site. The NWR is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from a nearby NWS office.
Office of Safe & Drug Free Schools: This site, brought to you by the US Department of Education (USDOE), provides information that can help school leaders plan for any emergency, including natural disasters, violent incidents and terrorist acts.
Ready.gov: Find emergency preparedness resources, including special information for pet owners, senior citizens, and individuals with disabilities and special needs. Ready.gov also provides increased state and local information; you can learn about the types of emergencies most likely to occur in your area and the plans that have been established to deal with these emergencies.
Page last modified on 3/30/2011.