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Please see the pages on the left hand side of this page for more information on specific topics. 

Below are some  documents collected and/or created by partners in the LAP-AID organization that are shared in an effort to help others as they prepare and react to disasters:

Church World Services

Here are some documents provided by Church World Services:

Click here for Longterm Recovery Document 1

Click here for Longterm Recovery Document 2

National Mass Care Council

Here is a great resource that provides an outline of the National Mass Care Strategy for our nation and how different organizations work together with the state and federal governments in emergencies.

Click here to access the National Mass Care Strategy

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Check out below for some valuable disaster related resources from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Click here to learn more about private well water drought

Click here to learn more about conserving water use at home

Click here to visit their website for additional resources

Linn County Hazard Analysis Synopisis

The document below identifies and prioritizes hazards, both natural and human caused, that pose a risk to the jurisdictions of Linn County.  Please feel free to use this document as a reference for your agency’s hazard analysis and related response plans.

Click here to view the 2012 Linn County Hazard Analysis Synopsis

Prepare Iowa

A partnership between the Iowa Department of Public Health, and the Institute for Public Health Practice at the University of Iowa, this Training Source site provides online learning and workforce development support for the state of Iowa and beyond.

Click here to continue on to Prepare Iowa trainings

Safeguard Iowa Partnership

The mission of Safeguard Iowa Partnership is to strengthen capacity of Iowa to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters through public-private collaboration.

Click here to visit the Safeguard Iowa Partnership website