A downloadable workbook designed to assist New Yorkers with disabilities to create an emergency plan.
United Spinal’s PDF guide on the evacuation protocol for wheelchair users.
Red Cross and FEMA downloadable guide for people with disabilities for protecting yourself and your family against disaster strikes.
Redcross info graphic on preparing for disasters during COVID-19 pandemic.
Ready is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to promote preparedness through public involvement.
The Research & Training Center on Independent Living produces a variety of educational materials to help people prepare for all hazards, and has investigated the results of disasters to lay a groundwork for more effective responses to new crises. Please visit the linked pages to learn more about these resources.
This guide provides tips which individuals with disabilities and others with access and functional needs, and the people who assist and support them, can take to prepare for emergencies before they happen.
The Pacific ADA Center produces webinars, tip sheets, and podcasts to clarify disability and ADA issues in emergency preparedness and management. In addition, listed below are national, regional, and local resources and publications related to disability and emergency preparedness. Select the section below for more information.
This guide provides fire safety basics for seniors and their caregivers.
is a tool to find electricity-dependent equipment claims at the U.S. state, territory, county, and zip code level. Over 2.5 million people rely upon electricity-dependent medical and assistive equipment.
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