Best Resources For Emergency Preparedness In Chicago

Hurricane Sandy proved to us that there is no way of knowing what will come as it tore through areas that had no idea how to confront it. Take the time now to find your local resources in case your area is hit by an unexpected natural occurrence.


Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

City Says It’s Ready For Brutal Winter

The City of Chicago says it’s ready for the worst when it comes to winter weather.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

An unidentified South Side street after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: Keno/Photo via email)

Time Is Now To Prepare For Winter’s Worst

Illinois health officials say even though the official start of winter is weeks off, it’s time to prepare for severe winter weather.


File Photo Of A Police Bomb Disposal Expert (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Illinois Gets 6 Out Of 10 On Preparedness Report

Report: Illinois fares worse than most states when it comes to preparing for disease outbreaks, bioterrorism and other disasters.



New Game Teaches Earthquake Preparedness

A new online educational video game is intended to help Illinoisans prepare for an earthquake.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2010