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Disaster Preparation & Recovery Resources

PEI has compiled this list of resources so members can prepare for and recover from disasters.

To report chemical spills or releases, call the National Response Center: 800-424-8802. Other critical resources include: 

Latest Weather Bulletin (National Hurricane Center)

Latest Storm Surge Map (NOAA)


  • Get real-time alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five locations nationwide.
  • Learn emergency safety tips for more than 20 disaster types, including hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, tornadoes.
  • Locate open emergency shelters in your area and find disaster recovery centers where you can talk to FEMA in person.
  • Toggle between English and Spanish. 

Safe & Well App

  • Register yourself as safe and well.
  • Search for others who have registered themselves safe and well.

FireChat App

  • Free messaging.
  • Communicate without internet, cellular coverage or data.

The Weather Channel 

Multi-State FMCSA Waivers (Sigma) 

Energy Waiver Library (DOE)

Waze App

  • Real-time traffic, road information.
  • Community-shared gas prices.

Energy Infrastructure with Real-Time Storm Information (Energy Information Administration)

International Code Council Disaster Response Network

Hurricane Toolkit for Businesses (FEMA) 

How to Prepare for a Hurricane (FEMA) 

Timeline to Prep for a Hurricane ( 

Oil and Natural Gas Industry Preparedness Handbook (American Petroleum Institute)

Playbook for an Effective All-Hazards Chemical Sector Response (Chemical Sector Coordinating Council and Department of Homeland Security)

American Red Cross 

Disaster Assistance ( 

Training Guide to Ethanol Emergency Response (

Underground Storage Tank Flood Guide (EPA) 

What UST Owners Can Do After a Flood (NACS) 

Post-Severe Weather Checklist (EPA) 

State Feedback: Emergency Response to Natural Disasters (EPA) 

2018 PEI Directory 

PEI Recommended Practices