- Maryland Emergency Management Agency ( MEMA)
Provides general preparedness information as well as information for people with special needs. There is also preparedness information for pets and livestock. Various types of disasters are listed with explanation as to what they are and what you should do to prepare. Information is provided for the general public as well as for public health professionals.
- Maryland Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (MDVOAD)
MDVOAD is an umbrella organization of diverse disaster relief agencies that include faith-based groups, non-profits, governmental departments and agencies, and other non-governmental organizations. It brings together disaster relief and voluntary organizations to foster more effective response and recovery to the people of Maryland in times of disaster.