The mission of the Indiana Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster is to bring together voluntary organizations active in disaster services to foster more effective response to the people of Indiana in times of disaster through cooperation, coordination, communication, education, convening mechanism, and legislation.
Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness is the most comprehensive source on individual, family, and community preparedness. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has revised and updated this resource to provide the public with the most current and up-to-date disaster preparedness information available.
Are You Ready? provides a step-by-step approach to disaster preparedness by walking the reader through how to get informed about local emergency plans, how to identify hazards that affect their local area, and how to develop and maintain an emergency communications plan and disaster supplies kit. Other topics covered include evacuation, emergency public shelters, animals in disaster, and information specific to people with disabilities.