To Check Out a Business Before You Hire Them or File a Complaint
  • National Association of Attorneys General: The National Association of Attorneys General is a national organization comprised of Attorneys General from all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and the territories of the United States.
  • Better Business Bureau: BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. Their vision is: An ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other. Although BBB does not have legal and policing powers, they do provide information about marketplace fraud through alerts on scams to the public.
  • The Federal Trade Commission: The Federal Trade Commission is the nation’s consumer protection agency. The FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection works for the Consumer to prevent fraud, deception, and unfair business practices in the marketplace.
Preparing For & Recovering From a Disaster
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation they work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
  • American Red Cross: Since its founding in 1881, the American Red Cross has been the nation’s premier emergency response organization. The American Red Cross can provide two types of assistance after a disaster – hard and soft. Hard assistance provides material items and may include feeding, shelter, clean-up kits, comfort kits and financial assistance. Soft assistance minimizes immediate disaster-caused suffering through listening, guidance, advocacy, and counselling. The American Red Cross has gathered information to encourage you take precautions to help keep you safe and speed your recovery after a disaster. You will also find ideas on what you can do to help make yourself and your home safer from future disasters.

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