Web sites offer Ivan safety, evacuation tips
(CNN) -- A number of Web sites offer up-to-date information on hurricanes with links to relief agencies and advice on how to prepare.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site offers suggestions for preparing for a hurricane and remaining safe after a hurricane hits.
The American Red Cross Web site includes tips for hurricane preparedness and a list of Louisiana chapters and a list for chapters in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. There is also a link for donations.
The Louisiana Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness offers local information about road closures, evacuation routes and local weather reports and advisories from the National Weather Service.
The Mississippi Civil Defense Emergency Preparedness Agency Web site provides local news updates, evacuation routes and information on shelter locations.
The Alabama Emergency Management Agency site offers local hot-line phone numbers, road closure information, post-hurricane safety tips and the latest tracking information on Ivan.
The U.S. government's National Hurricane Center offers updates on active storms every three hours at 2, 5, 8 and 11 a.m. and p.m. Eastern time. The site also includes projected paths and current satellite and radar images.
A real-time road tracker from Florida's emergency management division gives information on congestion, closures, accidents and lane reversals.
The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, a nonprofit organization, has safety tips to help owners of damaged homes stay safe and protect against further damage.
MyFlorida.com, the state government Web site, offers the latest official announcements, status updates, and links to other online resources.
Floridadisaster.org is the home page of the state's emergency management division, and includes telephone numbers of relief organizations and links that allow users to donate or volunteer to relief efforts.