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Red bullet2010 Earthquake in Haiti

Person Finder: Haiti Earthquake International Red Cross Family Links
Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund American Red Cross (donation page)
Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) U.S. Department of State: 2010 Earthquake in Haiti
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Fact Sheet on Haiti pdf icon InterAction

Red bulletSwine Flu

H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You(Centers for Disease Control) H1N1 (Swine) Flu(Medline Plus)
Preparing for the Flu: CDC Toolkit for Businesses pdf icon Pandemic HiN1 Flu (from State of Indiana)
Influenza A H1N1 (Swine Flu) Flu.gov (English)
Flu.gov (Espanol) H1N1 Flu and You PDF icon

Red buttonHealth Care Reform

HealthReform.gov Healthcare Reform (Wikipedia)
Health-care Reform (Washington Post) Offering Smart Alternatives (Republican Solutions to Health Care)
Health Care in America (CNN)

The Economy

Being Frugal blog Find a Housing Counselor (HUD)
Mummy Deals (Claire Boone) blog Guide to Avoiding Foreclosure (HUD)
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northwest Indiana Getting Through Tough Financial Times
How to Get a Job When No One is Hiring The Simple Dollar
Consumer Reports Bog on Money Frugal Hacks
Cash, Money, Life blog CNN Money
When Your Income Drops (Purdue University Extension)

Global Warming

Climate Crisis (An Inconvenient Truth) 51 Things We Can Do
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Information on Climate Change Climate Change Kids Site (U.S. EPA)
New York Times on Global Warming NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Frequently Asked Questions
Global Warming and Clean Energy (Sierra Club) Global Warming (Natural Resources Defense Council)
Global Warming Facts & Our Future (Marian Koshland Science Museum) Global Warming (NASA Earth Observatory)
What's Up With the Weather? (PBS Nova and FrontLine) U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement
The Alliance for Climate Protection Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Global Warming News (National Geographic) Climate Connection: How we are shaping climate; How climate is shaping us

Local Elections

Lake County Election Board Indiana Elections Division of Secretary of State's Office
Indiana League of Women Voters Indiana Elections Division of Secretary of State's Office
(en espanol)
Indiana Voters

Iraq

U.S. Dept. of State Country Information - Iraq War on Terrorism: Saddam Hussein and Iraq
World Factbook - Iraq Iraq: A Country Study (Library of Congress)
CNN: Showdown: Iraq Defend America
War with Iraq: Costs, Consequences, and Alternatives [.pdf file - 93 pages] The Nation: Iraq War
Iraq War Debate, 2002/2007 Global Policy Forum: Iraq


Disaster/Terrorism/Bioterrorism

Be Ready: from U.S. Dept of Homeland Security FBI: Counterterrorism Information
Red Cross: Family Disaster Planning FBI Most Wanted Terrorists
Red Cross: Disaster Services (Foreign Language Materials) Disasterhelp.gov
Red Cross: Terrorism: Preparing for the Unexpected Citizen Corps
Red Cross: Your Family Disaster Plan Centers for Disease Control
Red Cross: Your Family Disaster Supplies Kit U.S. State Department: Response to Terrorism
FEMA: National Security Emergencies for Kids Indiana's Strategy for Homeland Security (PDF File - 47 pages)
FEMA: Are You Ready Indiana Department of Homeland Security
City of Hammond Emergency Preparedness

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