ERIC Number: ED171591
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Tornado Preparedness Planning.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD. National Weather Service.
This pamphlet contains a set of guidelines for community leaders interested in developing preparedness plans for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. Included in the guide is a list of the types of officials and agencies which should be involved in planning meetings. A set of suggestions for developing a community communications network and pre-season actions for local institutions and homeowners is presented. The guidelines are intended to develop community awareness and coordinated action by all persons or agencies involved and to ensure that proven procedures are adopted. A section of the text deals with educating the public concerning how to protect themselves from the hazards of these devastating natural phenomena. (SA)
Descriptors: Alarm Systems, Civil Defense, Community Coordination, Community Education, Community Leaders, Earth Science, Emergency Programs, Meteorology, Methods, Safety Education, School Safety
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 003-017-00434-1; $1.40)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD. National Weather Service.