SoNevada.OnTheAlert.com -A new community-wide tool
designed to give people greater access to emergency information.
is a web-based, easy to use alerting notification sytem. Anyone can sign up online to have public
weather alerts and Emergency Alert Sytem (EAS) notifications sent to telephones
and email. You can select which geographical area you wish to be notified about
by entering a zip code. Choose what types of alerts you'd like to receive such
as: fire messages; high winds; blizzards, etc. Customize the information so you
receive only the alerts that pertain to your area. MyStateUSA sends out weather,
EAS and other public notifications via text messages and voicemail. Use
MyStateUSA to help keep you and your family informed about weather or emergency
events in your community. Click here
to view a self-guided presentation.
for Communicating Before, During & After Disasters
During disasters, communications networks could be
damaged, lose power, or become congested. This fact sheet provides two important
sets of tips. The first will help you prepare your home and mobile devices for a
disaster. The second may help you communicate more effectively during and
immediately after a disaster.
Click here for FEMA: Tips for Communicating Before, During &
Terrorism Advisory System
This is the Department
of Homeland Security National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Public Guide
released April 2011. To visit the Department of Homeland Security Alert Page, click
Be Flood Safe
-- Free Flood Spot Application for Android & iPhone
The Clark County Regional Flood Control District has a
new smartphone application called FloodSpot. The app is free and available for
both Android and the iPhone. It will help residents interact during flash flood
season by including everything from flood insurance information to the locations
of flooded roads. With the app, you'll also be able to tap on the icon and take
pictures of flooded streets and clogged storm drains. You can download the free app.
Red Cross --
Shelter Application for iPhone
On the redcross.org
blog, there is now a new Shelter App available to assist people seeking
shelter in times of disaster. So far the App is only for iPhone users but other
Apps might be available in the future. It pulls information straight from the
National Shelter System database.