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Disaster Awareness Brochure
A Safety Guide for Students, Faculty and Staff 

Virginia Department of Emergency Management 
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) works with local government, state and federal agencies, and voluntary organizations to provide resources and expertise through the four phases of emergency management. VDEM develops and maintains state emergency plans and assists communities in developing localized emergency operations plans.

Ready.gov 
Read.gov is a resource for updated hurricane preparedness tools, flooding tips and reminders, with articles about teaching children how to be safe during storms and inclement weather.

The National Hurricane Center
The NHC mission is to save lives, mitigate property loss, and improve economic efficiency by issuing the best watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous tropical weather and by increasing understanding of these hazards. The NHC vision is to be America's calm, clear, and trusted voice in the eye of the storm and, with its partners, enable communities to be safe from tropical weather threats.

National Weather Service
The National Weather Service is an agency of the United States federal government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information.