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Emergency Preparedness Information


Severe Weather

Johnson County Siren Guidelines 2013
Johnson County Tornado Siren Coverage Map
Johnson County Warning Siren Alerting Map
Outdoor Warning Siren Activation & Policy Survey, April 2019
Outdoor Warning Sirens Briefing, July 2013
Outdoor Warning Siren Best Practices Recommendation
Red Cross Mobile Apps
StormReady! National Weather Service
Tornado Info Sheet
Tornado Fact Sheet
Straight-Line Wind vs Tornado
Driving Your Car in Bad Weather
Preparing for Winter Storms and Blizzards
Put a Freeze on Winter Fires
Winter Driving
Iowa Report on Weather Preparedness
NOAA’s Weather-Ready Nation
Warning Systems
Emergency Management and Kinnick Stadium Weather STEM

Storm Spotters

Advanced Spotters' Field Guide
Basic Spotters' Field Guide
Spotter Training Key Points
Storm Spotter Protocol

Disaster Preparedness

20 Weeks to Preparedness, "Develop an Emergency Kit" Booklet
20 Weeks to Preparedness Program
Active Shooter: How to Respond When an Active Shooter is in Your Vicinity
Active Shooter: RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. Surviving an Active Shooter Event (YouTube video)
After the Fire! Returning to Normal
Be Ready Iowa!
Ready Kids!
Business Disaster Preparedness Planning
CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response
CDC Natural Disaster Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and Podcasts
Daycare Preparedness Planning
Disaster Assistance
Disaster Hero
Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Quick Guides
Duane Arnold Energy Center Power Plant Preparedness
Family Communications Plan
Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans
How to Identify Common Legal Problems Faced by Disaster Survivors
How to Prepare for and Recover from Disaster: A Self-Help Toolkit
Iowa Legal Aid Disaster Recovery
Let's Get Ready - Sesame Street Planning Together for Emergencies
Major Disaster, Are You Prepared?
Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting
Nuclear Safety Education Guide
Radiological Emergency Information for Farmers, Food Processors, and Distributors
ReadyAG Disaster and Defense Preparedness for Production Agriculture
Recommended Items to Include in a Basic Emergency Supply Kit
Reporting Suspicious Behavior, If You See Something Say Something
Shelter In Place
Suspicious Activity Fact Sheet
Tips for Handling Food Following a Disaster
Tools and Resources to Help Businesses Plan, Prepare and Protect from an Attack
USDA Disaster Resources for Farmers, Ranchers and Communities

Flooding

After the Flood Fact Sheet
Before, During and After a Flood - Are You Prepared?
Building Dikes to Prevent Minor Surface Flooding
Flash Flooding Fact Sheet
Flooding FAQ
How to Build a Sandbag Wall
How to Construct a Sandbag Emergency Levee
How to prepare for a flood
HESCO Barrier Demonstration
How to Restore Your Flooded Home, Addressing Mold and Other Health Related Hazards
Safety Tips After Floods and Other Disasters
Sandbagging Techniques