Specific Hazards

Specific Hazards

Active Shooter: The US Department of Homeland Security developed a website with tools to enhance preparedness through a whole community approach in response to active shooter events.

Toxic chemical releases:  NLM’s TOXMAP uses maps of the United States to help users visually explore data from the US Environmental Protection Agency’sToxics Release Inventory and Superfund Program.

Chatham Emergency Management Agency: Lots of information on planning for specific types of disasters, plus the best source of local information. Look to the right sidebar for quick links to access information on specific hazards.

Coastal Hazards Portal by the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography: map the hazards including sea level rise, historic hurricane tracks, erosion, storm surge and flood zones.

Chatham County Local Emergency Planning Committee “The Mission of the Chatham County Local Emergency Planning Committee is to protect and serve all the citizens of the County by promoting hazardous materials safety in all segments of the community. This includes providing an advisory, educational and technical resource for the development and implementation of hazardous safety programs, both locally and County-wide.”