This site provides guidance on understanding the National Terrorism Advisory System and appropriate actions to be undertaken under each threat level.
Provides a summary of the most frequent, high impact types of security incidents currently being reported to the US-CERT.
The Connecticut Office of Emergency Management posts alerts on their website. You can subscribe to their e-alerts.
Local chapter of the National InfraGard, registered non-profit 501(c)(6) organization. Membership is free; however, a FBI background check will be required.
A non-profit organization with more than 600 active members throughout the six New England States. They have a system of Alert Notifications.
CorpNet program – In partnership with the City's business community, OEM offers the CorpNet information service. CorpNet aims to provide business partners current, accurate information about emergencies to enhance awareness and aid decision-making should their businesses be affected.
Site provides for timely safety information on the drugs and other medical products regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. You can Subscribe to the MedWatch E-list handled entirely by the NIH Listserv web site.
For the latest information on health advisories and health conditions in foreign countries visit this site. Contains very helpful information on outbreaks and guidance. Click on Travelers’ Health for a wealth of practical information for travelers.
Contains the latest information on outbreaks and guidance.
Travel Warnings and Consular Warning Sheets issued when the State Department decides, based on all relevant information, to recommend that Americans avoid travel to a certain country. Countries where avoidance of travel is recommended will have Travel Warnings as well as Consular Information Sheets.
The Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) was established in 1985 by the U.S. Department of State to foster the exchange of security related information between the U.S. Government and American private sector operating abroad. Administered by the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, OSAC has developed into an enormously successful joint venture for effective security cooperation. Through OSAC, the American private sector, including colleges and universities, is provided timely information on which to make informed corporate decisions on how best to protect their investment, facilities, personnel and intellectual property abroad.
U.S. Dept Homeland Security. Regulations for international travel by U.S. residents. Learn more about documents you will need for travel, frequent traveler programs, items you will need to declare, duty-free exemptions and more.
Provides travel safety information for air travel and domestic and international travel.
Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Includes: maps of the major world regions, Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
The Department of Homeland Security combined 22 different federal departments and agencies into a unified, integrated cabinet agency when it was established in 2002.
Primary source of weather data, forecasts and warnings for the United States. Television weathercasters and private meteorology companies prepare their forecasts using this information. The NWS is the sole United States official voice for issuing warnings during life-threatening weather situations.
The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30 while the Eastern Pacific hurricane season runs from May 15 through November 30.
Conducts research and gathers data about the global oceans, atmosphere, space, and sun.
One of NOAA's internationally known research laboratories, leading the way in investigations of all aspects of severe weather.
Posts weather alerts on their website.
Contains helpful information and tips on preparing for weather related and other hazards.
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