Emergency Supplies for Homes and More
Through our association with Nexis Preparedness, a premier emergency supply and emergency management company, we offer special savings on emergency kits and supplies to help prepare you, your church, and your family for a disaster. Nexis also provides emergency management consulting for Fortune 500 companies and can help churches with those needs. Contact us here for more information.
Ready.gov and the Red Cross
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) operates www.Ready.gov to help US residents be informed, prepare and be involved in disaster response. Visit their site and see how you can prepare for a disaster.
The Red Cross also has helpful information on preparing for emergencies. Their website can be seen here for information on preparing your home and family. The also offer suggestions to help senior citizens prepare for disaster
SBC Disaster Relief
SBC Disaster Relief is the third largest relief organization in the nation, behind the Red Cross and the Salvation Army. Their work also includes planning and preparation information for families, churches and organizations. Their website includes helpful information for individuals, families, and churches:
Church Preparedness Manual: https://www.namb.net/resources/church-preparedness-manual
Family Preparednss Manual: https://www.namb.net/resources/family-preparedness-manual
How To Prepare, Connect & Respond: https://www.namb.net/send-relief/disaster-relief/disaster-ready-church
PCA Disaster Relief
The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) has a Disaster Response ministry, which provides resources to individuals and churches:
This Christian organization provides disaster relief here and overseas:
Preparedness Peace Training Course
The following website is for a faith-based (Christian), six-session disaster preparedness course for individuals and groups. The course, called Preparedness Peace, includes practical instruction and homework that takes several hours per week to complete. The organization sponsoring this curriculum, Somebody Cares, has also prepared a manual for use by churches:
Many mainline churches, evangelical churches and other organizations collaborate during disasters through both the Red Cross and VOAD, which stands for Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster.
Many local, state, and federal organizations providing Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. Check with your local emergency management agency or fire department for more information.
Christian Emergency Network
CEN is a grassroots network equipping Christians to serve communities in crisis.
Earthquake Safety Guide
Find more resources and helpful details in the Earthquake Safety Guide
Books and other resources
Dr. Paul Williams, M.D., has prepared a book and accompanying workbook that provide practical instructions to prepare for several kinds of emergencies. He does this while also offering a Christian perspective. It can be ordered through the link below, or in our Books section. Other helpful books are available in bookstores and online. See the Books section for recommended resources.
When All Plans Fail, by Dr. Paul Williams, M.D.
Paperback | Workbook | Kindle