BE A READY CONGREGATION:
Disaster Tip Sheets for U.S. Religious Leaders
Disaster Tip Sheets for Faith Community Partners
Consulting, Speakers & Training Services
Recognized nationally and internationally for innovations in faith-based and interfaith urban emergency management, training, and recovery program development.

NDIN provides consulting, speakers and training in disaster human services and faith-based program development to faith communities and faith-based organizations.

NDIN also serves community-based and government agencies who seek to enhance their mitigation, readiness, response, and recovery capacity in partnership with faith communities.

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Consulting
Our team of consultants offers a broad spectrum of services that have been field tested and proven effective in both rural and urban settings, based on significant field and recovery operations experience within faith-based disaster human service agencies and NGO and government emergency management organizations. We also provide technical assistance and build IT e-communications and web-based management tools.
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Speakers Bureau
We can help you find the right speaker or presentation for your upcoming conference or event. Our network of available leaders from most major faith traditions and disaster recovery partners as well as experienced field operatives can speak on a wide range of faith-based and secular disaster human service topics.
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Training
Our exceptional education and training resources cover all-hazards mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery for religious leaders, houses of worship, and faith-based agencies.  Our instructors also educate NGO and government agencies on how  to effectively partner with and conduct outreach in faith-based communities.
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Top 13 Online Resources

This website is designed to help let family and friends know that you are safe and well after a disaster. You can register rourself as “Safe and Well” or Search for missing loved ones.
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The American Red Cross (ARC) online locator for open shelters. This is a Google map that is updated every 30 minutes with open shelter locations and population across the country. Search for the nearest open shelter at any time. For More Information click here.

FEMA Citizen Corps is FEMA's grassroots strategy to bring together government and community leaders to involve citizens in all-hazards emergency preparedness and resilience.Citizen Corps asks you to be prepared; get training; and to volunteer to support local emergency responders, disaster relief, and community safety.
www.citizencorps.gov

Subscribe to the free Citizen Corps E-mail News/Updates Sign up to receive free e-mails that let you know when Citizen Corps web pages are updated or news is added.
www.citizencorps.gov/subscribe.shtm

This is a secure, user-friendly U.S. Government web portal that consolidates disaster assistance information in one place. If you need assistance following a presidentially declared disaster which has been designated for individual assistance you can now register online:
www.disasterassistance.gov

DNN tells the story of disaster response, and covers related special topics such as preparedness and mitigation, public violence, environmental hazards, and terrorist disasters. DNN offers several free and paid subscription email lists for its viewers. To join one, click here.

The White House Office for
Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships is a resource for secular and faith-based organizations. The FBCI Center located within the Department of Homeland Security looks for ways to help disaster interfaiths and faith communities to connect to what the federal government has to offer.
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National Situation Updates are compiled for use in emergency management planning, operational and recovery activities. Updates include information and graphics gathered from a variety of sources including other federal agencies and departments, state and local government, and the news media. Updates are published daily Monday through Friday, click here.

FEMA has a free email subscription service that delivers news updates and disaster-related information directly to your computer or wireless device: To sign up click here.

FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaisons are the preparedness planning and recovery organizers who help local VOADs and emergency managers network with faith-based and community organizations. All disaster interfaiths should know their VAL.
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The Homeland Security Advisory System is designed to guide our protective measures when specific information to a particular sector or geographic region is received. It combines threat information with vulnerability assessments and provides communications to public safety officials and the public,
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The NDIN Be A Ready Congregation campaign is now providing "Disaster Tip Sheets for U.S. Religious Leaders." Each Tip Sheet offers all-hazards best practices and resource links about disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery – specifically of relevance to religious leaders, faith communities and faith-based organizations.

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New as of March 2012. Please be patient it is still being populated with valuable training resources from National VOAD members.

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National Faith-based Recovery Organizations;
The agency logo links below are for your reference and potential collaboration. They represent most of the national faith-based response organizations, many of which are active members of national, state and local VOADs. All disaster interfaiths should be familiar with these organizations and their local leadership.
NVOAD - National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster CWS - Church World Service-Domestic Disaster Response ACS - Adventist Community Services-Disaster Response International Orthodox Christian Charities Jewish Federations of North America Mennonite Disaster Service City Team Ministries Sikh Coalition ICNA Relief – Islamic Circle of North American Relief ABM - American Baptist Men-Disaster Relief Ministry SVDP - Society of St. Vincent de Paul
World Renew (Formerly CRWRC) United Church of Christ – National Disaster Ministries Latter-day Saints Charities Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Convoy of Hope Aga Khan Development Network FOCUS United Sikhs Catholic Charities USA – Disaster Response SCN - Secure Community Network World Vision – Disaster Response Churches of Scientology Disaster Response
The Salvation Army - Emergency Disaster Services Christian Contractors Association Latter Day Saints Charities-Emergency Response Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Brethren Disaster Ministries Brethren Children’s Disaster Services Nazarene Disaster Response Episcopal Relief & Development – U.S. Preparedness & Response National Disaster Interfaiths Network Friends Disaster Services Mercy Corps
Lutheran Disaster Response NAJC - National Association of Jewish Chaplains Jewish Disaster Response Corps Operation Blessing International Habitat for Humanity – Disaster Response Samaritan’s Purse – U.S. Disaster Relief Christian Disaster Response Christ in Action – Disaster Reponse NECHAMA Jewish Response to Disaster Islamic Relief Lutheran Church Missouri Synod - Disaster Response
UMCOR-United Methodist Committee on Relief Acts World Relief Billy Graham Rapid Response Team National Baptist Convention-Disaster Relief Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Presbyterian Church in America - Mission North America