Disasters can strike at any time. These resources can help you better prepare for disasters, reduce losses, save lives and speed up the recovery process.



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What to Include in Your Emergency Kit


Having an emergency kit readily available is important so that you are fully prepared in the event of an emergency. These items come in handy for events such as hurricanes, wildfires, winter storms and more.

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Disaster Planning and Recovery Toolkit


Learn how to identify business activities that are essential for continued operation during a disruption, deal with risks your organization faces, and create an easy-to-use recovery plan tailored to your business.

Natural Disasters and Severe Weather

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Projects To Help Protect Your Property


Disastersafety.org provides projects to help home and business owners protect their property from damage caused by natural disasters. This site is a product of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS).

Explore our resources for taking precautions and creating an emergency response plan for these events:

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A tornado destroying a house.


Trees burning in a fire.


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Winter Weather


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Disaster Loan Assistance


The Small Business Administration provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters. You can learn more and contact the Small Business Administration at SBA.gov/Disaster.

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Sample Incident Reporting Form


Use the sample incident reporting form to capture and document information and remind employees of best practices in the event of an incident.

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Steps to Take After a Loss


This checklist will guide you on what to do after a loss occurs to minimize further damage and keep yourself and others safe.

Medical Response

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CPR and First Aid

Discounted Online Training

CPR training provides the knowledge, confidence and skills to stay calm in a medical emergency and help a person in need. ProTraining offers an online course and certification at a 20% discount rate. These courses exceed American Heart Association and International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation guidelines for OSHA-mandated training, and the certification is valid for two years.

How to Get Started

Getting your certification is convenient for you. Once you have watched the videos and passed the multiple-choice test, ProTrainings will ship a low-cost mannequin to your doorstep so you can complete your hands-on skill evaluation with a certified instructor over videoconference at a time that's convenient for you. Begin today by choosing the appropriate training for you.

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Concussion Education and Training

Website and Free Online Training

The CDC HEADS UP initiative offers a hub of information, educational materials and training that will help you recognize, respond to and minimize the risk of concussion or other serious brain injury. HEADS Up also provides specific training for parents, youth sports coaches, school coaches, school professionals and health care providers.

Learn about the brain injury basics, recovery and other topics through these resources: free online courses, sports concussion policies and laws, educational materials, and podcasts.