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Citizen Corps asks you to embrace the personal responsibility to be prepared; to get training in first aid and emergency skills; and to volunteer to support local emergency responders, disaster relief, and community safety.

This web site will allow you to prepare and keep informed by providing direct links to Federal Government Resources, Agencies and Departments serving our nation.

When a disaster strikes, you need information fast.

FEMA has a free email subscription service that delivers news updates and disaster-related information directly to your computer or wireless device, such as:

  • When a major disaster is declared
  • Where local recovery centers are located
  • What kind of financial aid is available
  • How to obtain disaster-related assistance
  • What to do after a disaster has passed
  • Much more!

To sign up simply click on the following link:  No personal information is required.  Just enter an e-mail address and your zip code and state to receive news that affects you in your area. It's that easy.

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Safety for Kids

It is extremely important to teach your children what to do in an emergency in case you are not there to help them. The Citizens Corps Safety for Kids website has many resources for parents to prepare children for situations that may arise during an emergency.

Assisting People with Functional Needs

For information on emergency preparedness tips for individuals with functional needs and their caregivers. Download a complete copy of Emergency Preparedness Tips for Those with Functional Needs.

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Other Resources

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Personal Self-Defense

Links to Important Information

  • Join your fellow Americans in putting our country back on track.

    Visit the White House website to find a service opportunity in your community, and tell us how you're delivering on President Obama's call to service.
  • The CERT National Program Office is pleased to announce that new "CERT in Action!" stories are posted on the CERT National website.

    You may view the Federal Register notice and instructions for application at
  • Anti-terrorist and monetary crimes division

    FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C.
    Federal bureau of investigation
    J. Edgar Hoover building
    935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, D.C. 20535-0001
    Ref: FBI/DC/25/09

    FBI Director
    Robert S. Mueller, III

Chaneysville Area PA Citizen Corps Council
Clearville, PA 15535
Bedford County

Tommy Cicala,
Community Watch Coordinator

302 Katie Lane
Clearville, PA 15535
Phone: 814.458.2001

Please send your comments to me at


Useful Web Sites

Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network

National Emergency Radio and Scanner Frequencies

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