StormReady is a nationwide community preparedness program of the National Weather Service that uses a grassroots approach to help communities develop plans to handle all types of severe weather — from tornadoes to tsunamis. The program encourages communities to take a new, proactive approach to improving local hazardous weather operations by providing emergency managers with clear-cut guidelines on how to improve their hazardous weather operations.
StormReady communities are better prepared to save lives from the onslaught of severe weather through better planning, education and awareness. No community is storm proof, but StormReady can help communities save lives.
To be officially StormReady, a community must:
Tulane is in the application review process. We anticipate to have official StormReady certification shortly.
Emergency Management, Tulane University, 327 Gibson Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8370 firstname.lastname@example.org