Office of Emergency Management
Information and Resources
- Michigan Committee for Severe Weather Awareness
- Preparing Your Family for an Emergency -- an easy 18-point checklist -- designed to help you prepare for that critical 72 hours of self-sufficiency.
- Vulnerability Assessment & Emergency Planning Guide - This booklet -- designed specifically of and for Kalamazoo County's businesses, schools, and places of worship -- addresses the 7 major steps involved in creating an Emergency Plan.
- Site Emergency Planning Workbook -- This 95-page Michigan Department of State Police book is intended to help planners for Schools, Factories, Office Buildings, Shopping Malls, Hospitals/Nursing Homes, Correctional Facilities, Stadiums/Arena, Recreational Areas, and Other Facilities develop a comprehensive site emergency plan. It is intended to be used by both very small organizations, as well as large complex organizations. This book is but one of the books which were used by the Kalamazoo Office of Emergency Management to develop the condensed and more user-friendly Vulnerability Assessment & Emergency Planning Guide (described above).
- Emergency Management Guide for Business & Industry -- This 67-page document is another step-by-step approach to Emergency Planning, Response, and Recovery for companies of all sizes. Again, we refer you to our more user-friendly Vulnerability Assessment & Emergency Planning Guide (described above).
- The Family Preparedness Guide (Florida Example)
Kalamazoo County Hazard Mitigation Plan
The following file comprises the entire plan.
- Maps of Michigan by County
- Cities, Townships, and Villages within Kalamazoo County
- Michigan Emergency Management Association
- Kalamazoo County
- White House
- Michigan State Police Emergency Management Division
- Maps, Michigan, County
- Emergency Management Programs by State
- Kalamazoo Streets (a directory)
- Robert's Rules of Order Revised - Fourth Edition online (10th edition is now in print)
- Safe Boating
- Home Security, Crime Prevention and Safety Center for Kids
- Michigan Kids
- FEMA for Kids
- The Virtual Office of the Surgeon General
- National Institute of Environmental Health Science Kids' Pages
- United State Patent and Trademark Office Kids Page
- PBS Kids
- FBI working dogs
- Food and Drug Administration Kids Page
- Smithsonian Magazine Kids Page
- NASA - Kids Page
- United States Environmental Protection Agency Kids Page
- United State Department of the Interior Kids Page
- National Citizens' Crime Prevention Campaign