Safety and Security
Centers for Disease Control and
Consumer Product Safety Commission
This site lists latest recalls, has a "Kids' Page", recent CPSC warnings about
hazards and news releases or safety alerts and some standard publications on many topics
related to home safety such as a safety checklist for older homeowners, information about
lead based paint, kerosene heater safety, safety tips for flood victims, home furnishings
safety topics, etc.
Underwriters' Laboratory Home Page
Safety tips for portable Electric Heaters
American Red Cross
Extension Disaster Extension
EDEN is a collaborative multi-state effort by Extension Services across the country to
improve the delivery of services to citizens affected by disasters. This site is designed
to provide Extension agents and educators with access to resources on disaster
preparedness, recovery, and mitigation that will enhance their short- and long-term
Federal Emergency Management Agency
An international disaster information network with changing
information on current disasters around the world, latest press releases,
news and information.
Institute for Business and Home Safety
International Association of Emergency
NOAA / National Weather Service
National Fire Protection Association
U.S. Geological Survey
Provides information on all kinds of geological maps; flood plains, earthquake regions,
etc. It has also flood tracking chart, flooding data, and tells us what paleohydrology is
and its value in estimating floods and droughts.
Human Environmental Sciences Extension
External sites are not
endorsed by the University of Missouri.
HES Extension Site Administrator