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Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEMA's mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters. The FEMA website contains helpful information for individuals in need of immediate assistance and aid following a major natural disaster:
The Disaster Assistance Improvement Program
The Disaster Assistance Improvement Program’s mission is to provide disaster survivors with information, support, services, and a means to access and apply for disaster assistance through joint data-sharing efforts between federal, tribal, state, local, and private sector partners.
Launched in February 2003, Ready is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to promote preparedness through public involvement.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.