The Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Program has launched an exciting new website to address the needs of the kidney community in preparing for and responding to emergencies and disasters.
Aside from natural disasters, it is important to be alert to threats resulting from terrorist acts. The following links access the individual state agencies responsible for homeland security.
Illinois - http://www.idph.state.il.us/
Ready America is a national public service campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. Visit the Ready America website http://www.ready.gov/ for natioanl, local and children's resources.
A Spanish language version of this site is available at http://www.ready.gov/translations/spanish/. Other languages are also available. Visit http://www.ready.gov/translations/ to see available other language resources.